Governor will ban smoking in all state buildings
Publication Date: 2006-10-26
- Author:Christina Nuckols
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine announced today that all state-owned buildings will be smoke-free starting Jan. 1.
Kaine will sign an executive order this afternoon prohibiting smoking in government buildings as well as state-owned vehicles.
Many state government offices already ban smoking, but the decision has previously been up to individual building managers, creating a hodge-podge of policies across Virginia.