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 Clean Indoor Air Act (CIAA)

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The Clean Indoor Air Act, Act 27 of 2008, was signed into law on June 13, 2008.  The legislation prohibits smoking in a public place or a workplace and lists examples of what is considered a public place.  The bill allows for some exceptions, including a private residence (except those licensed as a child care facility), a private social function where the site involved is under the control of the sponsor (except where the site is owned , leased, or operated by a state or local government agency) and a wholesale or retail tobacco shop.  It also imposes penalties for those establishments in noncompliance, as well as those individuals smoking in prohibited areas. 

 

News Release: GOVERNOR SIGNS BILL RESTRICTING SMOKING IN MOST PUBLIC PLACES IN PENNSYLVANIA  6/13/08