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Smoke-Free Michigan . May 1, 2010. Dr. Ron Davis Smoke-Free Law . Michigan becomes the 38 th smoke-free state House Bill 4377 became Public Act 188 on 12/18/2009 Effective date is the start of business on Saturday, May 1, 2010. Bars & Restaurants (includes service patios)

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dr ron davis smoke free law
Dr. Ron Davis Smoke-Free Law
  • Michigan becomes the 38th smoke-free state
  • House Bill 4377 became Public Act 188 on 12/18/2009
  • Effective date is the start of business on Saturday, May 1, 2010
who is going smoke free
Bars & Restaurants (includes service patios)

Public indoor spaces

Private Clubs (VFW, Eagles, Moose…)

Private worksites

Public worksites

Stores selling tobacco

Hotel: rooms and hotel common areas

Mechanics shops

Places where Bingo Games are held

Employee Smoking Rooms

Private Offices

Private homes with one or more non-family employee

Anyplace other than a home that has one or more employee or volunteer

Who is Going Smoke-free?
exemptions
Tobacco Specialty Shop

Casino Gaming Floors

Cigar Bars; there are structural, financial, guest and equipment requirements

All exempt groups must file a Affidavit by 5/1/2010 and annually with MDCH

Exemption Affidavit available on-line

michigan.gov/smokefreelaw

Exemptions
how to become smoke free
Create a written policy that creates all indoor space as smoke-free by 5/1/2010

Remove all indoor ashtrays

Post Smoke-Free Signs

Offer smoke-free help to only those that want it. In Ingham County:

(517) 887-4315

Have a process for violations by employees and visitors

Think through where smokers SHOULD go to smoke. A coffee can with sand outside at a picnic table or outside a service-entrance is most common.

Outline a complaint process in your policy

How to Become Smoke-free
reporting procedure

Citizens

Enforcement

Staff

Health

Advocates

Employees

Ingham County

Health Department

State of Michigan

Dept of Agriculture

Tobacco Section

(866) 59SMOKE

Michigan.gov/smokefreelaw

Reporting Procedure
help for those ready to quit
Help for those ready to quit
  • Avoid the impression that the smoke-free law requires people to

quit-tobacco

  • Quit-tobacco help is available in Ingham County. Call: 517.887.4315
  • Most smokers want to quit, but don’t know how
quit tobacco help
Quit-Tobacco Help

Call (517) 887-4315

  • Enroll in a Quit-Tobacco Workshop:

a one-time two-hour program

  • Select a Support Group day/time
  • Create a Quit-Plan
  • Learn how to use medications
smoke free law questions
Smoke-Free Law Questions
  • Local Health Department
  • Toll Free: (866) 59SMOKE which is: (866) 597.6653
  • www.michigan.gov/smokefreelaw