In Minnesota, smoking ban no match for local thespians. Why didn’t we think of that?!

Ever since Ohio enacted its smoking ban, bartenders and their nicotine-loving patrons have been looking for clever ways to evade the new rules. While some bars -- which shall remain nameless, of course -- have set up smoker’s lounges in their basements, others are simply looking away as customers puff away, assuming that Ohio is too slow and under-funded to actually enforce the rules. But in Minnesota, where a smoking ban was enacted in October, our blue-collared brethren in the North have been forced to get just a tad more creative. ...
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