State legislators kill a bill that would have allowed local governments to establish strong tobacco restrictions.
News Phil Bacharach
A state Senate committee today snuffed out a bill that would have
allowed local governments to establish anti-tobacco ordinances more
restrictive than what's currently set by the state.
CFN Gazette staff
We’ll say this for Big Tobacco: Even a widely vilified industry that
makes its profit from killing people knows how to wield power. That much
was evident last week when the Senate General Government Committee
killed a bill that would have let cities craft stronger antismoking
ordinances than what’s allowed by state law.