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A Decade of Smoke-Free Air - Welcome to  Clean Air Metro Kansas City. Since 2005 metro-wide communities have been approving smoke-free ordinances protecting public places and workplaces. Five years ago the State of Kansas approved statewide restrictions on public smoking. Today health advocates continue pressing to make the region a healthy place to work and play by reducing the impact of tobacco on lives and communities.

A Decade of Difference: The Tobacco Report by the Healthcare Foundation of Greater Kansas City



Kansas Missouri
The Kansas Clean Indoor Air Act is effective July 1, 2010. The law covers indoor public places and workplaces including restaurants and bars, even restaurants and bars in casinos. Smoking is prohibited in taxis, limousines and within 10 feet from entrances and air intakes of such facilities statewide. Exemptions include 20% of hotel/motel rooms, casino gaming floor, tobacco shops and private clubs licensed before Jan. 1 2009. Find more detailed information on the resources page.
Missouri does not have a comprehensive statewide clean indoor air law.

Local ordinances stronger than state law remain in effect. These include:

Communities that comply with state law:

The following communities have approved local comprehensive protections from second hand smoke:

Weaker community ordinances were approved in: