Learn More About the Ordinance

On January 22, 2015, the New Orleans City Council voted to implement a smoke-free ordinance to protect bartenders, musicians and casino workers from exposure to secondhand smoke. The ordinance will go into effect at midnight on April 22, 2015.

To learn more about why this ordinance is important, resources for businesses, what you need to know about the ordinance, and an overview of where smoking is prevented and allowed, click here.