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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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Bar smoking ban: Air cleaner, business down

Thursday, April 22nd, 2004
They say customers disappeared when the law went into effect in January. The president of the Maine Restaurant Association says business is down by 30 percent at some establishments, especially those near New Hampshire, where tavern air retains its smoky haze.

“Business is off big-time,” Dick Grotton said. “The law continues to be a source of extreme irritation.”

Source: Maine Today. Link Expired

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