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Judge dismisses suit by bar owners seeking to block enforcement

Publication Date: 2005-01-27
  • Author:Mark Ferenchik
A judge has snuffed out a last-ditch effort by Columbus bar owners to prevent the city from enforcing the smoking ban next week.

Franklin County Environmental Judge Harland H. Hale yesterday dismissed the suit Columbus bar owners filed last month, citing federal decisions upholding Toledo s smoking ban...