Saturday, February 14, 2009

Efforts to ban smoking stoke man's willpower

Council member Barbara Fraser, D-University City, supports the Clayton ban, but says it won't fly countywide.

"Reading the political landscape of the council, the support is not there," Fraser said. "I know, certainly, that people say you can't get anywhere unless you try, but the council already tried and failed."

She was referring to unsuccessful efforts in 2005 and 2006.

"Nothing has changed since then," Fraser said