NEW JERSEYANS FAVOR SEPARATING SMOKERS AND NON-SMOKERS IN RESTAURANTS

Posted at 12:01 am June 4, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

A clear majority of New Jerseyans support a recent proposal of the Public Health Council requiring restaurants to provide separate sections for smokers and non-smokers., The latest Eagleton Poll, conducted between May 7 and 16, found that 63 percent favored the proposal, 32 percent opposed it and five percent were undecided. The Council recently agreed to postpone the effective date of the new rules from July 1, 1978 to February 1, 1979 after Attorney-General John Degnan found the pro posed regulations to be “procedurely defective.”

 

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