Move to ban smoking in bars, restaurants
Publication Date: 4/19/2005
- Author:Judy Putnam
- Publication:Michigan Live
Health groups supporting the legislation want Michigan to follow 11 other states that have booted second-hand smoke from the workplace. Second-hand smoke has been linked to health problems, including lung cancer and heart disease.
A new statewide poll for the Campaign for Smokefree Air, a Michigan coalition of health groups against smoking, found that 80 percent of those surveyed said it's important to work in a smoke-free environment.