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SMOKING: Washington’s Clean Indoor Air Act under attack

The tobacco industry is at it again. They just won’t give up their fight to punch a hole in this state’s Clean Indoor Air law.

In 2005, with 65 percent of the vote, voters in Pierce County and, in fact, all 39 Washington counties, voted to pass Initiative 901, making all indoor public places and workplaces smoke-free. Now the tobacco industry and a few special interest groups are trying to overturn the will of Washington’s people by allowing smoking in 100 bars/restaurants and 500 tobacco shops!

There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke; employees in these businesses

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