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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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Smoking ban crisis claim

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

The pub trade in Telford has been virtually destroyed since the introduction of the nationwide smoking ban in July, licensees claim.

The crisis in Telford is reflected nationally, with the pub trade claimed to be in meltdown as one in five tenants declare their intention to quit.

“I went to five pubs in Dawley and they would normally have been packed with people enjoying a drink and a smoke,” he said. “Three pubs had just two people in the bar, one had four in and the other had six in.”


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