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Smoking ban awaits Governor’s signature

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We are now just waiting for Governor Tim Kaine‘s signature before the smoking ban officially becomes law. We spoke to the Governor and Del. Chris Peace about the issue.

You can read my complete story on our web site. You can also take part in a poll that asks how the smoking ban will impact your dining out activities. The poll can be found on the main page.

Tonight at 11 on NBC12, I’ll have another live report from the State Capitol, where we will hear what Virginians have to say about this new law, which will take effect December 1st.

The video from my story is after the jump:


Written by Ryan Nobles

February 20, 2009 at 1:53 am

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  1. A smoking ban means it will be against the law to use or permit a legal product on ‘private’ property.
    Is this the American way, the land of the Free?
    A smoking ban puts every owner and the smoking public in a criminal situation.


    Thomas Laprade

    February 20, 2009 at 6:52 am

  2. […] in the hands of his successor, Bob McDonnell, who publically voiced opposition to the plan. Kaine told me back in February when the bill finally passed, that he wasn’t worried about the new law being […]

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