Fort Worth City Council Approves Smoking Ban For Bars

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Fort Worth’s City Council approved the smoking ban that will prohibit smoking in bars and bingo halls.

The Council voted Tuesday night after testimonies and discussing the ban 8-1 in favor of the ordinance. 

The ban will limit smoking on patios and will also prohibit smoke shops from smoking if they are within 300 feet of a school, university or hospital.

Some bar owners have expressed their concern about the expanded restrictions and think it may be bad for business.

The law will take effect in 90 days.



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