Municipal Smoke Free Task Force Applauds Proposed State Ban On Smoking

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Municipal/County Smoke Free Task Force is praising the statewide smoking ban approved by Illinois state lawmakers.

The measure now goes to Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who indicated he would sign the legislation. The ban would make Illinois the 19th state to impose a broad smoking ban.

"This state smoking ban," said Linda Kurzawa, president of the DuPage County Board of Health, "is a positive step toward better public health all across Illinois." She added, "As co-chair of the county

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