State smoking ban remains on agenda
Publication Date: 2005-04-01
- Author:Rachel E. Stassen-Berger
- Publication:Twin Cities Pioneer-Press
"This issue isn't if we are going to have a statewide smoking ban. The issue is when," Rep. Doug Meslow, R-White Bear Lake.
Backers of a statewide ban experienced a setback to their push last month when a House committee rejected the measure. But they and their allies in the Senate, where a ban awaits a vote on the floor, say there are still ways to revive the issue this year.