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EDITORIAL: Governor, stop blowing smoke, sign Free Air Act

Publication Date: 4/27/2005
  • Author:EDITORIAL
  • Publication:Gainesville (GA) Times
Gov. Sonny Perdue can't seem to make up his mind about whether he will sign the Georgia Smoke Free Air Act. . . .

The governor needs to listen. The bill is supported by physician and pediatric groups, hospital associations, child advocacy groups such as the Georgia PTA, the Georgia Restaurant Association, Building Owners and Managers Association and more.

Unfortunately, surrounding someone with blue haze from a lighted cigarette is not a victimless deed. Perdue needs to acknowledge this and sign the Georgia Smoke Free Air Act into law.