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Richland County, South Carolina

Date: 03 Jun 1985
Length: 2 pages
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MEMO MEMO
CORRESPONDENCE
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Wells-Jk, X.
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26 Mar 1999
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States South Carolina Pending Legislation General 780000
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E37
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680533425
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10004026
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Mozingo-Rl, X. X Tobacco Action Network
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MARG, MARGINALIA

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• L~ N THIS IS AN APPROVED ACTION REQUEST FRQM THE TOBACCO INSTITUTE: S~, ,) I I II TobaccoAction Network, 1875 Eye Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006 800-424-9876 June 3, 1985 TO: FROM: RE: State Activities Policy Committee Moz ingo Roger L. Richland County,Soutl Carolina ... T,K; LEGISLATIVE H ISTORY/BACKGROUND In 1978, an ordinance to restrict smoking in public places in Richland County (Columbia), South Carolina was introduced in the County Council. It was tabled because Columbia was being considered as a site for a new Philip Morris plant. That plant was later built in North Carolina. Last week, an ordinance to restrict public smoking was introduced in the County Council by Council Members Raymond McKay and John Monroe. It proposes restrictions in retail stores, restaurants, elevators, health care facilities, theaters, county-owned buildings and on public transportation. County ordinances do not apply to the City of Columbia. The next meeting of the Council is on June 4, but this ordinance is not on the agenda. June 18 is the next scheduled meeting. PLAN OF ACTION Direct Lobbying. T.I. Legislative Counsel John Gregg McMaster is in the process of contacting each council member and has written letters to each member. Legislative Support. Plans are in place to enlist the support of various organizations to defeat the legislation. Non-company TAN volunteers are being contacted and a coalition is being assembled. ACTION REQUESTED Request permission to ask company TAN activists to: I. • Contact by letter, phone or in person County Council members torm oppose such legislation. Attached is a letter to TAN Activists and a list of suggested points that they can make in their ~I contacts. Contact their friends and business acquaintances to request that ~ they, too, call or write County Council members.
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Q Action Request Page Two June 3, 1985 In addition, it is requested that John Bankhead be given permission to contact other key company employees residing in Richland County. Upon review of lobbying laws of the Richland County and the State of South Carolina, Covington and Burling has determined that the actions requested herein do not require participants to register as lobbyists. Please contact Hurst Marshall with your approval of the requested action and with recommendations that you may have for additional activity. RLM Attachments Distribution List: Mr. William A. Adams W. E. Ainsworth, Jr., Esquire Mr. John G. R. Bankhead Mr. Larry Bewley James T. Breedlove, Esquire James. R. Cherry, Esquire Mr. Samuel D. Chilcote, Jr. Mr. Edgar M. Cullman, Jr. Mr. K.V.R. Dey, Jr. Mr. Dale Florio Mr. Hugh W. Foley Mr. K. Michael Irish Mr. William Kloepfer Mr. Donald E. Mott Mr. Hurst Marshall John Gregg McMaster, Esquire Mr. Jack Nelson John P. Rupp, Esquire Mr. Stanley S. Scott Mr. Guy L. Smith. IV Mr. Sterling Smith Mr. Peter G. Sparber Mr. George Walters J. Kendrick Wells, III, Esquire Mr. Walter N. Woodson Ms. Catherine J. Yoe

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