After Helena, Mont., passed a smoking ban, hospitals saw a 40 percent decline in heart attack admissions for six months.
Saturday, March 3, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CST;
updated 2:24 a.m. CDT, Friday, July 18, 2008
Helena, Mont., was several years ahead of Columbia when its lawmakers outlawed smoking in most public places.
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