Supports Smoking Ban

RECEIVED Wed., April 20, 2005

Dear Editor,
    Reading this week's Chronicle [April 15] I can see that there are a lot of concerns over the proposed ban and a lot of opinions. I don't believe that banning smoking will be as dire to business as some seem to think. Many people avoid clubs because of smoke and this will bring them back. I lived in Ireland for a few months before smoking was banned and have returned twice since. Despite a few grunts from some friends, they still go to the pubs, and I found that Ireland's pubs and clubs aren't hurting for business. If an entire country can survive a smoking ban, I am pretty sure that a city famed for live music can survive, too.
Jessica Neville
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle