Smoking ban takes hold in R.I. as some mobilize to challenge law
Publication Date: 3/1/2005
- Author:Richard C. Lewis, AP
- Publication:The Boston Globe
The law covers thousands of bars and restaurants, and all indoor workplaces. And though some smaller bars and the state's two gambling centers are exempt, no-smoking advocates say society's attitudes have shifted in favor of outlawing smoking in indoor spaces as people have learned about the health dangers of tobacco and secondhand smoke.