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Senate committee to consider expanding smoking ban

Publication Date: 4/13/2005
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  • Publication:WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
A Senate committee is expected to hear legislation today that would permanently extend a smoking ban to small bars and private clubs.

Those establishment enjoy exemptions from the ban under the current smoking law. But a judge has temporarily extended it to cover those bars and clubs as well while he considers a lawsuit challenging the exemptions.