In Process - North Carolina House poised to pass smoking ban..

April 2, 2009 - The house voted Wednesday April 1, 2009 to outlaw smoking in most workplaces and restaurants in North Carolina. The bill, which requires final House approval before moving to the state Senate. Most bars would be exempted.

Reference: N.C. House poised to pass smoking ban by Benjamin Niolet - News & Observer Staff Writer, 4/2/2009.