Smart Smoking Ban voted down

Emily Alinder

With a vote outcome of 57 percent, the Smart Smoking Ban initiative failed to be passed in Tuesday’s election. The Smart Smoking Ban was an attempt to adjust the citywide smoking ban.
If it had gone through, bars, nightclubs, bowling alleys and restaurants with separate bar areas would have had the option to reinstate smoking privileges.
Next week, we’ll take a look at what was at stake, and the impact of the smoking vote on the Appleton and the Lawrence community.