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State "Smoker Protection" Laws

Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia have laws in effect elevating smokers to a protected class. The American Lung Association does not support these types of laws.

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State Year Citation
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Illinois
Indiana
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Oklahoma
Oregon
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

    Page Last Updated: January 30, 2019

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