Some hookah bars are simply ignoring state's new no-smoking law


RALEIGH - Now that North Carolina's no-smoking law has taken effect, most bars and restaurants across the state have thrown away their ashtrays and herded smokers to outdoor patios.

But a few bars are openly flouting the new law, allowing people to puff away indoors as much as ever.

The ones doing so are hookah bars, and their owners argue that, because of a linguistic loophole in the law, the smoking ban doesn't apply to hookah smoking.

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Chapel Hill Hookah Bar Owner Asks County to Cite Him

BobRobertson 4 years 44 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago

http://www.johnlocke.org/articles/display_story.html?id=5994 Chapel Hill Hookah Bar Owner Asks County to Cite Him Bliss needs violation notice before mounting legal challenge to smoking ban

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