Please enable scripts and reload this page. We don't have issues where members come in and want to smoke," says Jahnes. I mean really, are you serious? They will find a way to tax, even if they don't call it a tax America is the land of the free.. Bars and restaurants if they have an outdoor patio like Sherry Bledsoe has can get around the ban. See our failed war on drugs for the past however many decades; also see the failed 18th Amendment.
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She said it would be interesting to see how the new law changes things after the new year. July 21, See more. I'm not a smoker and dont like getting second hand smoke it's not healthy. In some states without statewide comprehensive smoke-free laws, substantial progress has been made in adopting comprehensive smoke-free laws at the local level Table 2. The law bans smoking in restaurants and bars, even convenience stores and bowling alleys if they sell food. So What you can't smoke inside.
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Kentucky and South Carolina, two other leading tobacco states, have also allowed local regulations of indoor smoking. Banned in Raleigh While American use of tobacco may be declining, there's a boom in tobacco use by the Chinese. And just think of the lives we could save!! It is about time that this law was passed. Oldest First Newest First. Also, they should look at all the money they spend on cigarittes.
Stephens wrote that it was easy to differentiate between private racquet, golf and yachting clubs, and restaurants and bars. Tobacco shops that opened after July 1, , can allow smoking only if they are in a freestanding structure. For example, a number of school districts have provided financial support for employees to attend smoking cessation classes. Preventing tobacco use on the campus will have absolutely no impact on the local economy. Do you have insight or expertise on this topic?