Wednesday is D-Day for Dallas smokers

Looks like the city council will vote at Wednesday’s meeting on a proposed ordinance further restricting smoking in Dallas bars and billiard halls, and also within 15 feet of building entrances. Interesting details about what happens if there’s a violation: Both the smoker and the operator can be fined if an offense occurs in a bar or billiard hall, while only the smoker will be called on the carpet for a by-the-office-door offense. Councilman Angela Hunt’s blog has details about what she expects the ordinance wording to be, as well as her thoughts on the proposed ordinance, which she favors. At this point, it seems to be a toss-up as to whether the ordinance will be approved by the full council. If you have any last-minute words of wisdom, feel free to post your comment at here Back Talk or click here to email a council member.

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