We provide technical assistance and education to employers, businesses, and the community on the Clean Indoor Air Act (CIAA) and the Adolescent Tobacco Use Prevention Act (ATUPA). Environmental Health staff:
Investigate possible violations of the acts
Provide public notification of violations and response actions in response to noncompliance
Purpose of Acts
The CIAA prohibits smoking in almost all places of employment, including restaurants and bars.
The Adolescent Tobacco Use Prevention Act or ATUPA was enacted to help stop the sale of tobacco products and herbal cigarettes to anyone under the age of 21. Under the ATUPA program specifically, we:
Distribute educational information about ATUPA to tobacco vendors
Perform compliance checks for tobacco sales to underage person
Administer fines to non-compliant vendors if they are found in violation of the act.