Enough is enough. Who is (Richmond County Board of Health chairman) John Bell ...? What product would Mr. Bell like to tax to replace the tobacco tax? Wouldn't be "booze," would it?
Why does Japan have the highest lung cancer rate in the world? Have you seen the Japanese smoking or chewing tobacco?
Also, what has happened to ventilation? That's the key to all smoke and odors in all businesses. How do small and large cruise ships serve several hundred people in two seatings in their dining rooms with no windows or doors outside? Ventilation! Restaurateurs can do likewise.
Whatever happened to freedom in America and the right to pick and choose?
There are restaurants that are smoke free. Why not use them?...
Doris White, Thomson