Smoking ban begins at Sonoma County o...

Smoking ban begins at Sonoma County outdoor restaurant areas

There are 5 comments on the Petaluma360 story from May 31, 2012, titled Smoking ban begins at Sonoma County outdoor restaurant areas. In it, Petaluma360 reports that:

The new rule is part of a larger anti-smoking package that seeks to bring the county in line with cities such as Santa Rosa and Sebastopol that have strict smoking prohibitions.

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The Gaucho Charlie

Sebastopol, CA

#1 Jun 1, 2012
Is about time, great to know that we are fighting for our health.

Chicago, IL

#2 Jun 1, 2012
The Gaucho Charlie wrote:
Is about time, great to know that we are fighting for our health.
I'm sure you can sympathize with this poor girl

Secondhand Barbecue Smoke
Can vegetarians demand meat-free environments?
By Helena Echlin
Dear Helena,

A big group of friends and I were trying to figure out a bar to go to. The obvious choice was Zeitgeist, a popular San Francisco bar with a giant outdoor beer garden. But I nixed the choice, because I’m vegetarian and that place always stinks of hamburgers from their outdoor grill.

My one friend and I got into a big fight about it. She said,“But you used to eat meat and not mind the smell. You make everybody’s life difficult because of your personal choice.”

Yes, it was harder to decide on a bar because of me, but I feel that because the first-choice bar made me gag, that was a legitimate reason to not want to go there.

Is it OK for vegetarians to insist on meat-free environments, even if it means distressing nonvegetarians? And what’s the best strategy for getting your way without alienating your friends?—Ooh That Smell
Cough Up A Lung

Winnipeg, Canada

#3 Jun 2, 2012
Make Puffers Suffer. Damn social outcasts.

Frederick, MD

#4 Jun 2, 2012
Cough Up A Lung wrote:
I'm a Suffering Peder Puffer and a Damned social outcast.
On your better days.

Camarillo, CA

#6 Jun 26, 2012
Oh you poor suffering soul. Wah.

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