Frank Davis

Banging on about the Smoking Ban

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I think that if stars are big enough, they can do that with ease. Not sure about lesser stars, who might not be able to pay fines every time they play a gig.

The EU legislation wending its way through the EU parliament has provisions for prosecution of 'high profile' offenders. That could bring a new level of intensity to smoker persecution.


Despite ASH's best outraged pouting, neither Albarn nor the Stones have been prosecuted or fined for their blatant public smoking.

There is an area which is greyer which involves smoking in stage plays, which is technically illegal but some actors were so publically incensed by this nonsense that it has become de facto legal for the actors to smoke, but not the audience. Now there's logical.

Here's a thought. If you are very very wealthy and you have a butler or a valet or some such, does that mean your home is someone's workplace and therefore it comes under the ban?

PT Barnum

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