City backs away from smoking ban

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Date: October 31st, 2007

Category: Uncategorized

CALABASAS California – City officials have backed off on a plan to ban smoking in all local apartments, instead reserving a small percentage of units for those who light up.
The City Council on Wednesday night reviewed an amendment to its second-hand smoke ordinance, which as originally drafted would have eventually barred all tenants from smoking inside their own apartments.
“In weighing the different rights, I feel that an individual has the right to engage in smoking inside their own residence,” Mayor James Bozajian said. “I am not a smoker. I don’t allow smoke in my home.
“As long as tobacco products are legal, it’s something we shouldn’t outlaw.” Full Story
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