Business Owners Sue Over Smoking Ban

The Coalition for Equal Rights, a group of bar and restaurant owners, says customers have stayed away since the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act took effect in July. They are suing the state claiming the smoking ban is unconstitutional.Ryan Warner speaks with James VonFeldt, the group’s leader and owner of Billy’s Inn in northwest Denver, and State Representative Anne McGihon, who stands by the law.

Our lives have changed ...

CPR will not compromise in serving you and our community. Vital news and essential music are made possible by member support.

Donate