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Tuesday, July 22, 2003

SEEN ON THE WAY HOME TODAY
It's been a miserable month for smokers in Florida, as they've had to snuff their butts in public places.

It's been fun to hear them bitch. While in principle I'm not too high on any government regulation like this, in actual practice I'm not sorry to see less tobacco smoke wafting around. Far as I'm concerned, they can reintroduce public smoking the second they introduce no-exhale cigarettes.

In any case, for the short term, the bar business in the Sunshine State is taking a hit, as people can no longer light up while they down a few. On the way home from work today, I spied this message on a bar billboard, which I think sums up their feelings:

SMOKERS WELCOME
UNFORTUNATELY, CIGARETTES AREN'T