After first week of smoking ban, restaurant owners breathing easier
Publication Date: 3/8/2005
- Author:Anna Abramson
- Publication:Brown Daily Herald
During the past week, breathing in restaurants and offices became a great deal easier, according to local restaurant managers and a representative from the Rhode Island Department of Health. Only a handful of violations and concerns were noted...
On Sunday and Monday, after the first smoke-free weekend, Providence restaurant managers and workers reported largely positive results, citing both the improved air quality and simplified logistics of running a restaurant without separate smoking and non-smoking sections.
"We have had no problems whatsoever," said the owner of Andréas Restaurant at 268 Thayer St...