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Smoking law: City attorney explains delay

Original post made on Mar 24, 2010

Menlo Park City Attorney Bill McClure: "Are we basically saying that smokers are not welcome to frequent dining establishments in Menlo Park? There was no real discussion of some of these topics by the council" when it voted to greatly restrict smoking within city limits.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 12:57 AM

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Posted by Mary Jane
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Mar 24, 2010 at 11:34 am

Is there an exception for smoking medical marijuana?

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Posted by allergic
a resident of Menlo Park: Menlo Oaks
on Mar 24, 2010 at 1:41 pm

cigars expose others to the deadliest of side-stream smoke. Some of us don't go near the British Bankers club since they started their cigar den and patio. People have had strokes and died from breathing the lethal fumes. Next we have to try to dodge all the tobacco addicts outside of the businesses and restaurants in the parking lots and library entrance and roll up our car windows when others are hanging their cigarettes out of the car. It is against the law to throw the lighted objects out of a moving car but their smoke can choke. We have President Obalmy and the Governor as nicotine addicts. Does the Gov still have the tent he had to erect outside so he and his cronies could get their fix and run the state? Ban all smoke everywhere!

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Posted by Annelise Connell
a resident of Portola Valley: Woodside Highlands
on Mar 30, 2010 at 1:53 am

Smokers, actual human beings, are always welcome. It is their nasty little friends, the little sticks of nicotine laced tobacco, that are not welcome. Let us not confuse the drug with the person.

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