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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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Bingo and pub firms hit by Scots ban on smoking

Saturday, August 26th, 2006

TWO leisure groups revealed yesterday that trading had been hit in Scotland since the implementation of the smoking ban last spring – with one confirming resulting job cuts.
Rank said it was cutting 200 jobs at its Mecca Bingo clubs across the UK and closing its London head office with the loss of 40 jobs as it reported a 3 per cent fall in underlying first-half profit.

Source: The Scotsman. Link expired.

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