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State Smoking Ban Upheld In Court

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The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a statewide smoking ban is constitutional.
10:05AM
May
23, 2012

In a unanimous decision Wednesday, justices rejected claims by a Columbus tavern owner that argued the fines it was charged for violations were an illegal taking of property, violating the state’s legitimate police powers.

Columbus Bar Challenges Smoking Ban Before Supreme Court

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Voters overwhelmingly approved the ban on smoking in work places in 2006.
6:29AM
October
20, 2011

Zeno’s Victorian Village is trying to convince the Ohio Supreme Court that the law is vague and unfairly targets business owners.