Wednesday, September 17, 2014
General Acquires Sam Leccia Brands
Monday, September 15, 2014
Joya de Nicaragua Expands Internationally
Thursday, September 11, 2014
General Cigar Acquires All Toraño Brands
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Nat Sherman to Open Cigar Lounge Atop Knickerbocker Hotel
Monday, September 8, 2014
Diamond-Shaped Cigar From Alec Bradley
- More from News & Features
Michigan Bar Owners Organize to Fight Ban
Posted: September 29, 2010
Bar owners in Michigan, fed up with a recently enacted smoking ban they claim is hurting business, have formed a group and are taking steps to fight, and hopefully reverse, the legislation.
According to The Detroit News, the group, called Protect Private Property Rights in Michigan-Amend Michigan Smoking Ban, has about 3,000 members. It plans to register as an official nonprofit and also hire a lobbyist to help fight the smoking ban.
"Small independent bars are really suffering. Some say they are being forced to close their doors," said Lance Binoniemi, executive director of the Michigan Licensed Beverage Association, in The Detroit News report.
The Michigan smoking ban targets establishments that serve food and drink only. Cigar bars, tobacco shops and casinos are exempt.
Comments 1 comment(s)
John Beutler — September 30, 2010 3:22pm ET
You must be logged in to post a comment.