Smoke-Free Illinois

The Smoke-Free Illinois Act (410 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 82; Public Act 095-0017) is a comprehensive anti-smoking law that took effect in Illinois on January 1, 2008 and prohibits smoking in most buildings and vehicles used by the general public, used as a place of employment, or owned by the government or other public body.

Public places and places of employment must be completely smoke-free inside and within 15 feet from entrances, exits, windows that open, and ventilation intakes.

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