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Fancy a Cigarette? Light up and you might be breaking the
Eugene Airport: Half of all its passengers fly United.
Smoking will be illegal in restaurants, bars and workplaces
starting May 5.
The first state to ban smoking in bars in 1998, California also
bans the habit in restaurants and workplaces.
On March 1, Dallas went smoke-free in restaurants, hotel public
spaces and bars, except those deriving at least 75 percent of their
revenue from alcohol.
As of last November, the Clean Indoor Air Act bans all smoking in
bars, casinos, restaurants and hotel lobbies.
Constitutional Amendment 6, which passed last November, will
prohibit smoking in all public places beginning on July 1.
In September 1999, the state banned smoking in restaurants.
Restaurants on the island went smoke-free as of Jan. 1, including
those with bars and outdoor seating areas.
NEW YORK CITY
As of March 30, patrons are banned from smoking in all restaurants
and bars except those where the owner is the sole employee.
Smoking is illegal in all public places, except bars, and within 25
feet of public facilities.
Public places eateries and theaters but not bars are
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