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Bill advances to ban airport smoking rooms

Publication Date: 2016-01-29
  • Author:LEE DAVIDSON
  • Publication:Salt Lake Tribune

The five special smoking rooms for passengers at Salt Lake City International Airport could go up in smoke, so to speak.

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted 4-0 on Friday to advance SB61 to the full Senate. It would outlaw the current smoking rooms, and prevent similar ones that had been planned for new terminal construction.

No one spoke in opposition to the bill, and numerous health groups supported it...