Originally Posted by listopencil
If that's true, why wouldn't bar owners do it themselves?
Fear of losing regulars. A municipal ban will piss off everyone and patrons will go to bars outside city limits for a while, but some will eventually want to come back for one reason of another.
Owner banning smoking will just cause regulars to irrationally think the ban was a personal attack and they take their business elsewhere.
- credit goes to BoneKrusher for the pic
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