SPRINGFIELD Ill. Illinois would become the 19th state to ban smoking in restaurants if Gov. Rod Blagojevich signs a bill passed by both houses of the state legislature. The Illinois House overwhelmingly passed the measure May 1, following earlier passage by the Illinois Senate. The legislation prohibits smoking in all public buildings, including bars. The governor told reporters he intends to sign the measure, which would become effective Jan. 1, 2008.The ban would supersede a variety ...
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