Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Columbus voters to decide smoking ban
Columbus voters will decide the city’s controversial smoking ban on November 2nd. Columbus City Council Wednesday afternoon put the issue on the ballot.
City Council which in June approved a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, had two choices. It could recind its vote and the ban or it could but the question on the ballot.
That’s because smoking ban opponents collected the roughly 5,000 signatures to force a vote.
Marie Collart of the Central Ohio Breathing Association, a supporter of the ban, is confident of a victory on November 2nd.
Opponents of the ban did not attend the special council meeting. They argue the ban infringes on the rights of smokers and bar and restaurant owners and will cost business owners customers and money.