Smoke-Free Proposal Submitted | VideoJessica Roose | 6/13/2012
Once he drafts a petition title, the sponsoring committee has until August 8th to collect more that 13,000 signatures.
"Being that this can be sometimes a pretty heated issue, I think there`s a lot of small communities where people are afraid to speak up about it. So going with a statewide measure and doing it on the ballot really let`s then voice their opinion without fear of any backlash," said Smoke-Free North Dakota Committee Chair Chelsey Matter.
Twenty-nine states have already passed similar laws.