In 1978, the council gave unanimous preliminary approval to a stern antismoking bill. The Tobacco Institute then hired lawyer-lqbbyist Larry C. Williams; two weeks later, the council voted to table the package. Outraged health organizations • thenorganized to lobby the council, which a year later passed the cur- " rent law. It does not address ing in restaurants, hotel logics, offices and industrial plants, as did the controversial 1978 proposal. The D.C.