Lexington considers smoking ban; MUSC...

Lexington considers smoking ban; MUSC ban takes effect Jan. 1

There are 2 comments on the Myrtle Beach Online story from Dec 10, 2006, titled Lexington considers smoking ban; MUSC ban takes effect Jan. 1. In it, Myrtle Beach Online reports that:

It's getting tougher for smokers to find a place to light up indoors. The Lexington County Council is considering an indoor smoking ban similar to those passed by several municipalities, including neighboring ...

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Gilbert, SC

#1 Dec 10, 2006
what next. land of the free. non smokers have rights but not smokers.when do we ban drinking and driving.have you ever stopped at the convenience store for a beer to drink going home? fat food. let us ban all things government thinks is bad for us. have you ever made a list of everything people want to stop.do it and think about being free.
Sam I Am

Lexington, SC

#2 Dec 20, 2006
Why should the government mandate, whether or not a privately owned restaraunt should allow smoking?
Why would the non-smokers not petition to the restaraunt owners to establish a few that are smoke-free? Does anyone think that if going smoke-free was really a concern of the vast majority, that restaraunt owners would have been the first to react already?........ Why do we petition the government for our every whim, and then complain that the government controls to much of our freedoms? This is not something that should be a law, but a choice of each buisness owner and let the non-smoker choose where he does buisness accordingly.

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