Let's Clear the Air In November of 2006 the citizens of Arizona made their voices heard by passing the Smoke-Free Arizona Act A.R.S. §36-601.01. This landmark statute prohibits smoking in most enclosed public places and places of employment including (but not limited to):
Restaurants, bars, grocery stores, or any establishment that serves food
Office buildings and work areas such as meeting rooms, employee lounges, classrooms, and private offices
Health care facilities, hospitals, health care clinics, and doctor's offices
Company-owned or employer-owned vehicles during working hours if the vehicle is occupied by more than one person
Enclosed common areas in hotels and motels
Lobbies, elevators, restrooms, reception areas, halls, stairways, and any other enclosed common-use areas in public and private buildings including condominiums and other multiple-unit residential facilities
Any place of employment not exempted
Tribes are Sovereign Nations. The Smoke-Free Arizona Act has no application on Indian reservations as defined in A.R.S. §42-3301 (2).
Source: State of Arizona
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