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Smokefree Tennessee: Tennessee Non-Smokers Protection Act

Smokefree Tennessee: Tennessee Non-Smokers Protection Act

Beginning October 1, 2007, Tennesseans were able to breathe smoke free at numerous restaurants, hotels, and many other establishments as a result of the Tennessee Non-Smokers Protection Act. On June 11, 2007, Governor Phil Bredesen signed the Act into law, which makes it illegal to smoke in most places where people work. If you have any questions about complying with the Tennessee Non-Smokers Protection Act call 1-800-293-8228.

Information for Employers

Need Help Quitting?

It's hard to quit smoking. But studies show that people who use a program really do better. Now you can sign up for the FREE Tennessee Tobacco Quit Line program to help you quit for good.

  • Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800 784-8669) or
  • Click here for more information

Information for Consumers

File a Complaint

There are three ways to file a complaint or report a violation of the Non-Smokers Protection Act.

  • Click here for the Web based complaint system Note: For best results please use Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
  • Call: 1-800-293-8228
  • Mail information to the Tennessee Department of Health, Office of Environmental Health, 425 5th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37243 or the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Office of General Counsel, 220 French Landing Drive, Nashville, TN 37243

Additional Resources

Tennessee Tobacco Quitline  1-800-Quit-Now