Judge declares smoking bans consitiutional

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    I was under the impression that a bar was a privately owned business, not a public place.
     
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    Where do you think the word "pub" comes from?

    Geesh!
     
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    btw: Most pharmacies are also privately owned businesses. So I guess that means you support their right to not fill prescriptions for drugs that conflict with their moral beliefs.
     
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    Depends on your definition of public.

    So, if you make the bar a private bar then there shouldn't be a problem, correct?
     
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    But they are licensed and regulated. Why can't the same thing be done with a bar that allows smoking?
     
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    Who said it can't?

    Not me.
     
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    An ohio county judge?


    yes, now is the time to start celebrating!



    Hey Ravir.. didn't you know that a private business is simply NOT private as long as the public walks through the doorway? I mean, the root word of BAR proves as much!

    :rofl:
     
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    I haven't researched the matter thoroughly, but I do believe that is the case. I think you can still smoke down at the old Elks lodge.
     
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    For better or worse, that's pretty much the fact of the matter.
     

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