Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Sen. Risser

-if the bill is brought to a vote in the Senate, it will pass
-this is a health issue - SHS contains 69 known carcinogens - U.S. Surgeon General says there is no safe level of exposure to SHS
-only opposition is economic - but the DATA show that smoke-free policies do not harm business
-WISPIRG study released earlier this week shows an increase in liquor license applications in Madison and a waiting list for the first time in history in Appleton
-other Midwest states are doing this - MN, IL, OH, IA, MI, NE
-it's time

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