Sask. to ban smoking: Nilson

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Sask. to ban smoking: Nilson

Andrew Ehrkamp, Saskatchewan News Network

REGINA -- Saskatchewan will butt out, banning smoking in all public places as early as next year, Health Minister John Nilson said Tuesday after civic leaders overwhelmingly voted for a smoking ban.

"That's clearly been my goal, to do it as soon as possible," Nilson said.

"I think Jan. 1, 2005, is a day that is workable and we'll be trying to shoot for that."

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