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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, tavern groups tout smoking ban study

Wednesday, June 9th, 2004
The study, which was commissioned by the New York Nightlife Association, finds that 2,000 jobs, $28.5 million in wages and $37 million in gross state product have been lost since the ban went into effect on July 24, 2003.
The study also found that businesses which supply and service bars have lost 2,650 jobs, $50 million in earnings and $71.5 million in gross state product.

Source: The Business Review. Link

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