Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is continuing his push for a statewide, smoking ban in public places, calling on lawmakers today to pass it without delay.
Beshear took part in a capitol rally in support of legislation intended to protect from secondhand smoke.
The House Health and Welfare Committee voted last week to approve the measure, which is now awaiting a vote on the house floor.
The governor said that 25% of Kentuckians who smoke still could light up if the measure passes, just not in places where they would expose others to their smoke.
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