st. louis county

County executive signs WU-backed smoking bill

St. Louis County Executive Charles Dooley signed a bill on Friday to put a Washington University-endorsed smoking ban referendum on the November ballot, following weeks of heated County Council meetings and public debate.

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WU backs countywide smoking ban bill

Following the introduction of a tobacco ban on all its campuses, effective July 2010, Washington University is endorsing a St. Louis County Council bill that would put a countywide, public indoor smoking ban on the November 2009 ballot.

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