The Medical Association says even the majority of smokers agree to the need for a state law. Dr. Steve Demetropoulos, past president of the association, says pushing for the passage of a statewide smoking ban is the single most important thing physicians can do to improve the health of Mississippians. That's a pretty strong statement.
We support the physicians' petition drive and hope the state legislature will listen to the doctors.
That's our opinion, we would like to hear yours. Email your thoughts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WLOX-TV General Manager
Copyright 2014 WLOX. All rights reserved.