The Canadian Press

2005-09-29 | HEALTH Manitoba Smoking Trial

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Manitoba's health minister applauded a September 29th court ruling upholding the province's sweeping smoking ban. Tim Sale said the decision validated the government's position that employees have the right to work in a smoke-free environment. (Robert Jenkinson, a bar owner from Treherne (tree-HURHN'), Manitoba challenged the law on the basis it didn't apply to bingo halls and casinos on native reserves, which are under federal jurisdiction. But a judge decided the jurisdictional divide didn't amount to discrimination.)

Date: 2005-09-29
Placeline: WINNIPEG, Manitoba.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we just keep going forward trying to reduce the level of tobacco use over on this is just one step at a program that started many years ago when all of us knew that tobacco is a serious issue and we've been working very hard and I think the numbers are bearing out that it's working for us >>