top tobacco-growing state
is about to go smoke free.
Yesterday, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill
already approved by the Senate that would prohibit smoking inside restaurant and bars.
The state's governor, Beverly Purdue, says she'll sign the bill into law.
More than 30 states and the District of
are expected to have laws banning smoke from workplaces,
restaurants, bars, or some combination by the end of the year.
Bill Hannegan, your thoughts?