Atlantic City’s temporary casino smoking ban takes effect
It’s only due to last 12 days, but a temporary smoking ban took effect Wednesday morning in the city’s 11 casinos. The City Council didn’t move fast enough to pass an ordinance delaying the ban from taking effect for a year. The ban may now take effect on Oct. 27.
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