TITLE

Smoking ban takes toll on taverns

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Valerie
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);1/19/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the impact of the smoking ban under the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act on the tavern industry in the state. Brewery Bar & Grill owner Joe Wilcox claims the ban had caused lots of damage to his business. Based on a 2008 study conducted prior to the recession, only three out of 32 bars reported that business was up as they reported laying off employees. Wilcox also offers some advice for people who do not want to be exposed to secondhand smoke in a tavern or casino.
ACCESSION #
36236661

 

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