Testimony – Economic Impact of Lawrence Smoke-free Ordinance

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Mar 10, 2009


Sharon M. Homan, Ph.D.,

Rachel J. Smit, M.P.A.


In testimony to the House Health and Human Services Committee, KHI discussed the results of a study that found Lawrence’s smoke-free ordinance had no impact on overall sales in the restaurant and bar industry.

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