SECTION 1. Section 127A of Chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2018 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following new paragraph: -
Smoking shall be prohibited in all enclosed areas of a multi-unit residence, including inside the residential units of the building, for which the municipal authorization of occupancy for any part of the building occurs on or after January 1, 2020. “Multi-unit Residence” means property containing two (2) or more Units, including, but not limited to, apartment buildings, condominium complexes, senior and assisted living facilities, and long-term health care facilities, but does not include a single-family home physically detached from another residential or commercial structure, except if and when used as a healthcare or childcare services subject to municipal or state licensing requirements. ''Smoking'' means the lighting or possessing of a lighted of a cigar, cigarette, pipe or other tobacco product or non-tobacco product including designed to be combusted and inhaled, including marijuana. Smoking shall not mean the heating of marijuana that does not cause combustion.
SECTION 2. Section 127C of Chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2018 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking the words “tenant” wherever it appears, and inserting in place thereof “tenant or condominium unit owner.”
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