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2011 House Bill 4447: Create smoking ban exception
  1. Introduced by Rep. Tim Melton (D) on March 16, 2011, to revise the law that prohibits a bar or restaurant owner from choosing to allow smoking in his or her establishment, to instead give the owner the choice to allow smoking in an outdoor patio area.
    • Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on March 16, 2011.

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Re: 2011 House Bill 4447 (Create smoking ban exception )  by Freerider on January 23, 2012 

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It's about time someone wanted to make it legal to smoke a legal substance in public.  How about private clubs?  Want to amend this bill to include that?



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 It would be nice to see private clubs allowed to make their own rules.



Re: 2011 House Bill 4447 (Create smoking ban exception )  by Freerider on April 9, 2011 

 You can walk down a public street and smoke a cigar/cigarette, but you can't drink a beer. Conversley, you can have a beer at a bar, but you can no longer smoke. As long as it's done outside, who cares?



Re: 2011 House Bill 4447 (Create smoking ban exception )  by gypsy on April 9, 2011 

So what's your point? Alcohol is a legal substance. Try walking down a public street drinking a beer.



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