The NYC Smoking Ban

New York is one of a number of U.S. cities considering a ban on smoking in restaurants and bars. What do you think?

  • “This is a victory for annoying people like me who call cigarettes 'coffin nails' and 'cancer sticks' and all that sort of stuff.”

    Shelly Sabel –
    Lighting
    Designer

  • “Has Amnesty International heard about this?”

    Jef Awada –
    Real-Estate
    Agent

  • “I can't stand cigarette smoke, but no one seems to care down at the Drink & Smoke & Drink & Smoke Tavern.”

    Tom Epstein –
    Actor

  • “Now that New York has addressed the problem of secondhand smoke, maybe they'll tackle the problem of secondhand human-waste stench.”

    Jim Mackil –
    Advertising
    Executive

  • “But what will I draw slowly on to indicate that I'm contemplating what's been said by my dinner companion?”

    Dennis
    McCormack –
    Systems
    Analyst

  • “As a bar waitress, I'm glad someone is protecting my right to work in a bar that doesn't make any money.”

    Elizabeth
    Gabbay –
    Waitress