To the editor:
For too long, non-smoking North Carolinians have been getting
sick or have lost their lives from other people’s cigarette smoke.
A bill being considered in the N.C. Legislature would save lives by
prohibiting smoking inside public buildings and workplaces.
The smoke-free workplace legislation (HB2) is about public health
and workplace safety. We have numerous laws designed to protect
employees and the public, such as health codes to ensure restaurant