Folly Beach rejects smoking ban
Of the nearly 25 people who spoke during a public hearing immediately before the vote, 17 were against the ordinance that would have prohibited smoking in indoor workplaces.
Rejection of the ban was expected, because of strong opposition from business owners. Even the mayor had spoken out against it, as ABC News 4 reports:
"I don't think government has the place to tell businesses what they can and can't do," said Beckmann Jr.
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