Smoking the Rats

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It's nice to know that if smokers have to take the fall, the anti-smokers can go right down with us. This week, the Ohio Department of Health released the details of its SmokeFree Workplace Act, which will have go before the General Assembly. The beauty of this bill is not that it calls for fines of up to $2,500 for businesses, but that it also calls for $1,000 fines for people make false reports. That's right. If you have a vendetta against your ex-boyfriend bartender and you try to rat him, you can get lit up for $2,500 for the second false claim. That should keep the rats at bay. -- Denise Grollmus

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