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Restaurants wrestle with how to handle smoking inside

Publication Date: 10/28/2008
  • Author:Nicole Barbano
  • Publication:Staunton News Leader, VA

This Saturday, one of the city's downtown dining establishments will make the transition to being a smoke-free restaurant and bar. For Zynodoa owners, Jeff and Susan Good, the decision will potentially mean losing some customers, but in the long run they say the quality of the dining experience and health of their patrons and employees is the most important issue at hand...

Although Gov. Tim Kaine's proposed statewide smoking ban didn't pass earlier this year, some area restaurants have been taking it upon themselves to go smoke-free, or when possible, to create environments within their establishments that cater to both smokers and nonsmokers alike...