N.D. LEGISLATURE ROUNDUP: Smoking ban loses ... It's crossover break ... Higher ed budget OK'd ... more
Published 02/20/2009, State Capitol Bureau
The House snuffed a smoking ban for North Dakota bars and hotel rooms Thursday. Opponents of HB1213 said an existing smoking ban law is sufficient, and their constituents who run bars will suffer if it is beefed up The vote to defeat the bill was 59-33.Word count: 2063
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