Pelosi Hangs a 'No Smoking' Sign in the House

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has banned smoking in the Speaker's Lobby. Even after other federal buildings banned smoking, the Speaker's Lobby remained a haven for the House's smoking members who congregated there for a puff. But non-smoking members and staff complained about second-hand smoke.

In issuing the ban, Speaker Pelosi said that the House needs to set an example for other American workplaces.

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