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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Illinois Bar Busted for Smoking Violation Sounds Like a Great Place to Toke

Posted By on Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 3:22 PM

click to enlarge This dugout belong to Digger, or someone else?
  • This dugout belong to Digger, or someone else?
Nearly two years after Illinois enacted an indoor smoking ban in all restaurants and pubs in the state, officials in Madison County have fined their first bar for violating the ban.

An article in today's Alton Telegraph reports that county health department officials cited the tavern back in August for not adhering to the ban. The bar -- located in Worden, Illinois -- has since paid a $250 fine.

The newspaper article doesn't mention exactly what health officials found people smoking inside the tavern. We'd assume it was cigarettes. Then again, the name of the bar is Digger's Dugout.

Perhaps that's a baseball reference. Perhaps not.

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