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Nicotine Nannies claim smoking bans are good for business. But if that were the case, could this list exist, and could it be so huge? (Please note, this is only a small sample of articles available on the subject.)

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Dallas Ban Costs Hotels a Million Dollars in Lost Revenue

Friday, February 14th, 2003

At the Hyatt Regency Dallas, general manager Steve Vissotzky says the Hyatt has lost more than $750,000 in ’03 sales because the ban includes hotel meeting rooms. Cigar Aficionado magazine canceled a March event there, and Philip Morris nixed a meeting in August. Over at the Fairmont Hotel, meanwhile, GM Frank Naboulsi says ban-related cancellations total $250,000 so far.


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