From the daily archives: Saturday, April 16, 2011

In November 2006 Ohio’s voters approved an indoor smoking ban in restaurants and bars. According to the Ohio Department of Health this made “Ohio the first Midwestern state and the first tobacco-growing state to enact such a ban.” Despite a great deal of out-of-state money spent on fighting the ban and a fake ‘smoke less’ initiative put on the ballot by the Tobacco companies, Ohioans overwhelmingly supported the ban.

John Kasich seems to have decided he doesn’t much care for what the voters of Ohio think, and he’s decided to take it upon himself to effectively eliminate enforcement of […]

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