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Charlotte Talks

Smoking Ban?


Smoking Ban? There is a proposal to make public places in Mecklenburg County smoke-free. Charlotte is one of the nation's largest cities without non-smoking legislation, partly because the tobacco industry has such strong roots in our region. We'll look into the latest proposals and whether or not the have a chance to pass into law. Guests Patricia Bossert-Grassroots Manager,Western NC Chapter,American Cancer Society Lovemore Masakadza - Tobacco Control Coordinator, Mecklenburg Co. Health Dept Neil Cooksey - Mecklenburg County Commissioner, District 5 Click here to read or listen to WFAE News' report on the ban