Voters should support Initiative 901, which would ban most indoor smoking in Washington.
Smoking-ban initiative merits support of voters
Publication Date: 2005-08-12
- Publication:The Bellingham Herald
In the months between now and the November general election voters will likely be confronted with a massive publicity campaign against the measure. But we think the arguments against I-901 are significantly less important than protecting the health of Washington citizens...
Smoking in the workplace was banned in this state in 1993 - unless your workplace is a restaurant, bar, bowling alley, or bingo hall. Do workers in those places deserve less protection from the cancer-causing chemicals in cigarette smoke? Of course not.