Smoke-Free Housing Legal Resources
Denver Public Health offers training and technical assistance to legal professionals interested in learning more about smoke-free housing policies. Please check back for training dates and locations .
Disclaimer: The information offered here is not provided as, and should not be construed as legal advice. It is offered for your convenience and consideration only. You should not act nor rely on this information without first seeking the advice of an attorney who will assess your legal needs after considering all the facts involved in your circumstances.
Legal Training Information Frequently Asked Questions
Is it legal to ban smoking in all or part of my property? The Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act says a residence is exempt.
No. There is no such thing as a "constitutional right" to smoke.
How can I protect residents against secondhand smoke if I still want to allow smoking in my rental complex?
Can a landlord be required to allow a tenant to smoke on the premises as a reasonable accommodation of disability?
Since marijuana is legal for medical and recreational purposes in Colorado, can I still include it in my smoke-free policy?
Toolkits and Resources
- Colorado Housing Law
- Real Estate Law Article: "Implementing 'No Smoking' Policies in Multi-Unit Housing: How to Do it, and Why".
- ChangeLab Solutions
- Tobacco Legal Consortium Public Health Law Center