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ACS launches campaign to make Ohio smoke-free

Publication Date: 2005-03-16
  • Author:News-Messenger reports
  • Publication: Fremont (OH) News-Messenger
The American Cancer Society has launched, a campaign to let Ohio voters decide to make the state smoke-free in 2006.

"Right now, the American Cancer Society is working to change Ohio's future. We are asking for your help to make Ohio smoke-free!"said Don McClure, Chief Executive Officer of the Ohio Division of the American Cancer Society. "Help stop Ohioans from dying from secondhand smoke. Help protect every Ohio worker and customer.

"We support a state law that states one simple fact -- you have a right to breathe clean air."