It's been a little while since the smoking ban came down on Kansas City's bars and restaurants. The smoky haze has finally lifted in midtown haunts after two years under the new regime, revealing -- well, nothing, other than a gamy smell of spilled beer and mold, according to a new study by The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City:
A study conducted by University of Illinois-Chicago economics professors John Tauras and Frank J. Chaloupka shows that people still went out to eat and tip a few, even if they had to go outside to smoke. And the air inside the smoke-free restaurants is much better.
Looks like you won't be able to whip out those Camels at a cramped, sweaty rock show in Kansas City's official music venues anytime soon.
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