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Houston senator now seeking to leash smokers statewide

Publication Date: 1/31/2007
  • Author:Kristen Mack
  • Publication:San Antonio Express

AUSTIN — In a proposal that could keep smokers from dodging municipal ordinances by patronizing bars and restaurants outside city limits, state Sen. Rodney Ellis is suggesting a statewide smoking ban. He will announce the initiative today and release a poll he says shows public support for it.