Saturday, March 8, 2008

Alton cops/firemen get laid off thanks to the smoking ban

The Alton, IL casinos have lost 1 million bucks in revenues due to the IL smoking ban. And as a result, 4 firefightas in Alton, and 2 Alton cops have been laid off due to that 1 million buck loss from the casinos.

To read the article itself, CLICK HERE.

It's sad that even people like cops and firemen can lose their jobs thanks to a smoking ban. But at least more evidence keeps piling up on bans hurting businesses.

Alton must be a small IL town that normally collects money from their casino revenues.

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