Oklahoma Senate committee kills anti-smoking bill - Article Photos 6/9

Sen. Frank Simpson, hands on chair, author of Senate Bill 36, is joined by Oklahoma Health Commissioner Terry Cline in speaking in support of the bill during a hearing. By a 6-2 vote Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, an Oklahoma Senate committee killed the bill that would have permitted cities and towns to craft their own anti-smoking laws. The hearing room was filled with interested parties wanting to hear the debate. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman