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Local control critical for smoke-free workplaces

Publication Date: 2008-03-24
  • Author:Carol Reeves
  • Publication:Greenville (SC) News

Tobacco-free school campuses and smoke-free workplaces across South Carolina: What's not to like? Throughout this General Assembly session, our legislators will be considering several bills that may appear to be good public health measures, but there is more to this well-meaning legislation than meets the eye. In reality, any statewide bill that restricts smoking could bring local progress on the smoke-free issue in South Carolina to a dead stop.