OLBA Wins Battle Over 'Phantom' Exemption

PHIL CRAIG | Ohio Licensed Beverage Association
Published: 06/05/2007

Ohio bars and taverns undoubtedly are aware that the smoking ban is now being enforced. This is evident by the calls the state OLBA office has received with many owners reporting the loss in sales. This loss could have been even more devastating had the exemption for private clubs that the Department of Health wrote in their rules been allowed to take effect.