Skip to comments.(St. Louis)County smoking ban put on hold
Posted on 06/28/2005 3:24:30 PM PDT by tahiti
The St. Louis County smoking ban is again on hold.
With just three hours to go, officials with the county's Justice and Health Committee canceled today's 4 p.m. meeting, where they were expected to move the controversial bill up to the full County Council.
Committee Chairman, Councilman Skip Mange, R-Town and Country, said the move was made after concerns were raised by some business people and several council members. Mange said the owners of Harrah's Casino were not happy with the current draft of the ordinance, nor were many bar and restaurant owners.
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St. Louis ranked at the top of the nations crime list 2 years ago and they're worried about smoking in public places? It is really about raising some revenue - when was the last time a cigarette made a hole like a bullet? Nuts!
St. Louis ranked at the top of the nations crime list 2 years ago and they're worried about smoking in public places? It is really about raising some revenue - when was the last time a cigarette made a hole like a bullet? Nuts! Tax Beer for a change.
Same thing happpening in Milwaukee-- article was in last Sunday's paper. Ironic isn't it????
Same paper--Milwaukee , Journal /Sentinel, had an article about a news story from 1940 or so, where a small boy just had a penchant for smoking pipes. ( even showed his picture etc.) Well, guess what???? -they located him today, and he is alive , kicking , and got a real kick out of the picture of him in the paper.
St. Louis County is an unrelated territorial entity.