Officials: Few violations of smoking ban

For the most part, the coast is clear. Since the state smoking ban went into effect July 5, law enforcement officials in Rock and Walworth counties have received few reports of violations. Full Story

Madison, WI

#1 Aug 27, 2010
Smoking ban; Our Government has more control over our social lives. Most people either don't know this or just choose to ignore it but, second hand smoke is very harmless to any person. I would be more concerned with the other 1,000 or so toxins in the air that we breathe in every day. I am sure that nobody really believes that second hand smoke is the cause for lung cancer. Lung cancr is genetic mostly and the people who get it usually get it from their work habatat. The only reason that our Government has pushed this lie around is to make more money on taxes of the cigarettes. Don't you think if second hand smoke were that dangerous that our Government would male it go away completly? Lies, lies, lies!

Milwaukee, WI

#2 Aug 30, 2010
Man your dumb!
Jim Bowie

Elkhorn, WI

#3 Aug 30, 2010
Ralph ol' buddy, you and I have had our differences in the past, but this is one time I agree with you 100%!

Barnesville, OH

#4 Sep 1, 2010
Smoking is bad.

Government inserting itself in our personal lives is worse.
Jim Bowie

Elkhorn, WI

#5 Sep 1, 2010
You can still enjoy a "delicious and nutritious" smoke, you just can't share the stench with people that don't.

United States

#6 Sep 2, 2010
Jim Bowie wrote:
You can still enjoy a "delicious and nutritious" smoke, you just can't share the stench with people that don't.
I smell government intervention. What do you want to control next?
Jim Bowie

Elkhorn, WI

#7 Sep 2, 2010
The "Latin Kings" and any group like them!
Bob palmbach

United States

#8 Sep 9, 2010
I am sick and tired of the people we put in office trying to tell us how to live our lives. I do not smoke and I get away from any one that is. If a place I use lets tham smoke I go else where you see we do have free choice. If you want to smoke then please do it where it dose not bother any one thank you

Edgerton, WI

#9 Sep 11, 2010
Magnum1, duhhh!

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