[thechat] new law on smoking over there?

Matt Warden mwarden at gmail.com
Fri Dec 1 10:11:56 CST 2006

On 12/1/06, Joel D Canfield <joel at spinhead.com> wrote:
> prompted by mb's spoolage: is this quote accurate, to your knowledge?
> "Simon Clark, director of the smokers' lobby group Forest, said that
> decision had been "draconian".
> "From July next year it will not only be illegal to smoke in every pub,
> club and bar in the country, it will also be impossible to set up a
> private club run by smokers for smokers," he said. "

Is this on the other side of the pond?

They just passed legislation similar to this in Ohio, and I couldn't
be happier for the people who work in bars and restaurants. However,
it is only for public places. I am 99% sure the ban would not apply to
private clubs.

Matt Warden
Cleveland, OH, USA

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