Opinion

What do you think of the passage of the smoking ban?

``It's wonderful -- I quit smoking years ago, and I feel sorry for anyone who can't quit.''

Carol Grear

Mercer Island

Retired Boeing employee

``I think it's great. I don't think employees should be subject to second-hand smoke.''

Christine Robertson

Mercer Island

Retired physician

``It's bad. I'm a smoker and I wish I could quit but I can't.''

Dale Chodorowski

Spokane

Construction worker

``I think it is good. Second-hand smoke is bad, that's what they taught us in school.''

Nathan Wong

Student

Mercer Island

``It's ridiculous! I don't think that the government should be able to regulate what we can do.''

John Barlie

Redmond

Painting contractor

``I think it is great, I'm allergic to smoke.''

Don Bolog

Bothell

QFC employee

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