Smoke-Free Air Act
- Casino floors
- Cigar bars and lounges which make 15% of their income from tobacco products.
- Tobacco retail establishments.
- Up to 20% of the rooms in a hotel or motel.
A person or business in violation of the law:
- $250 first offense
- $500 second offense
- $1000 for each subsequent offense
The Act exempted casinos from the ban for an earlier version of the Act without the casino exemption was repealed. For anti-smoking groups are still seeking to remove the casino exemption, the Atlantic City Council passed local ordinance #86, an ordinance that restricts smoking within casinos to only 25% of the casino floor.
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