Possible nationwide smoking ban by 2020

NewsChannel 10

Smoking at work, bars and restaurants could be banned nationwide by 2020.

Half of the states in the country already prohibit smoking in all public places...

And the latest CDC study projects all states to be onboard in less than ten years.

Secondhand smoke is blamed for almost 50,000 deaths each year.

The director of the CDC says eliminating smoking in public places is a low cost way to protect non-smokers from an unhealthy lifestyle choice.