Smoking ordinance will protect worker health

Daily Journal

On Monday, the Johnson County Board of Commissioners will discuss potential easing of their recent action restricting smoking in public places throughout the county.

Several local bar and club owners want the commissioners to reconsider the ban that will prohibit smoking in their businesses. They say the ban will stop customers from going to bars and clubs, and they will lose business. They want to see it changed so that businesses that allow smoking now can continue to do so.

If the commissioners decide to make any change, they would have to vote to amend the ban.

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