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I ask you to spare a minute today, to pop over to the e-petitions site and sign the petition “Review the smoking ban.”
The petition is created by Anthony Worrall Thompson, TV chef and publican, and has been backed by Forest – the excellent, pro-tobacco lobby.
The proposal itself reads:
“We petition the Government to review the impact of the smoking ban on pubs and clubs and consider an amendment that would give licensees the option of separate well-ventilated smoking rooms.”
The smoking ban has had a dramatic impact on British pubs and was yet another stripping of freedom for smokers. The proposed amendment would not fully reverse the ban, simply give freedom back to smokers, club-owners and publicans by granting them somewhere to smoke.
Smoker or non-smoker, I urge all of you to sign it now.