What happens in Vegas (after smoking bans) is that tourists stay anywhere but VegasIt can be assured that the same Nicoderm funded activists, (American Lung Association, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, American Non-Smoker's Rights, etc.) which lobbied for rent seeking smoking ban laws elsewhere; also misinformed Nevada lawmakers that smoking bans were good for business. The headlines though tell a different story.
Down and out in Las Vegas (link)
The good-time capital of the US has hit a losing streak. Guy Adams reports on an epidemic of bankruptcies, foreclosures and mass lay-offs
Saturday, 5 July 2008
Meanwhile, Johnson & Johnson Company / ALZA, the maker of Nicoderm; and their private foundation (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) are laughing all the way to the bank.
What happens in empty non-smoking establishments affects local businesses, jobs, and the economy.
But apparently many lawmakers are too ill-informed to understand basic economics.