Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Smoke This: Wave Bye-Bye to Kansas City Smoking Ban

In a nutshell, Missouri’s indoor smoking law requires that bars, taverns, tobacco shops, bowling alleys, pool halls and restaurants with a capacity of under 50 people are exempt from smoking bans.

Unfortunately the authors of Kansas City’s ban were not clever or fortunate enough to have researched this prior to authoring the current ban.

“Since Kansas City, every city in Missouri that has considered a smoking ban has included these exemptions in them,” Sternberg states.