Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Who giveth and taketh away

Cheering on the efforts in Harrisburg to institute a state-wide smoking ban? Your feelings may change when you discover that the bill would override Philadelphia's new local laws in favor of the looser state regulations, especially with respect to bars and casinos.
The amendment - which exempts casinos, private clubs, cigar bars and some taverns from the proposed ban - also bars municipalities from enacting any smoking ban tougher than the state's.
Because, lord knows, state legislators have unquestionable wisdom in all things. More grumbling at YPP here.


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