Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Pending Legislation

Legislative Summary

SB1228 (bars)-An Act Relative To Smoking In Bars And Taverns-Died

This bill amends the current Smokefree Workplace Law to exempt bars and taverns. The provision is specifically anti-preemptive and states communities have the right to prohibit smoking in bars and taverns.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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