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A year later, little resistance to smoking ban

Publication Date: 4/1/2005
  • Author:Alison Damast
  • Publication:Greenwich Times
A year after Connecticut's smoking ban was put in place, state officials are calling the law a success despite some criticism from bar and restaurant owners.

"The protests or dissatisfaction have largely dissipated and restaurants and bars are almost uniformly complying," Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said. "It has been a tremendous, unqualified success."