Clean indoor air laws and regulations

It is illegal to smoke tobacco (including cigarettes, cigars, hookah) or use electronic smoking devices such as e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes and e-hookah in areas that are smoke-free under the Clean Indoor Air Worker Protection Law.  This includes all outdoor dining and service spaces.

Additional resources are available for tobacco retailers.

 

Name Description Released Format
Clean Indoor Air Worker Protection Law PDF Philadelphia passed the landmark Clean Indoor Air Worker Protection Law in 2006, protecting Philadelphians from secondhand smoke exposure in most restaurants, bars, and workplaces. October 3, 2018
Resolution relating to the Clean Indoor Air Worker Protection Law 1-13-11 PDF Philadelphia Board of Health resolution and notice of intent to enforce the Clean Indoor Air Act. October 11, 2018
Regulation relating to tobacco retailing PDF A Philadelphia regulation limits the number of tobacco permits by planning district and prohibits new tobacco permits within 500 feet (approximately two blocks) of any K–12 school. September 6, 2019
Smoking disclosure policy PDF Landlords in Philadelphia must provide their tenants with a written disclosure of the building policy on smoking in individual dwelling units. September 6, 2019

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