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Lawmakers in Lansing to consider "pro smoking" legislation

No smoking sign.
No smoking sign.

LANSING, MI (WTVB) - Lawmakers in Lansing will be considering a bill that would allow smoking at sidewalk cafes or patios outside of restaurants.  The bill is sponsored by State Representative Tom McMilin of Rochester Hills who believes the current ban on smoking is "blatant over regulation" by the government. 

The bill defines an outdoor restaurant as one that is "less than 50-percent enclosed".  McMilian has received support from both Republicans and Democrats, however some restaurant owners are opposed to the measure.

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