Economic Impact of Smoking Bans
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Center for Regional Economics
On the Economic Impact of Smoking Bans (PDF; 254 KB)
"This paper comprises two related essays that consider the economic impact of government ordinances to ban smoking in all public places, including privately owned establishments. It is hoped that this analysis will contribute to the public discourse about smoke-free laws that are being considered in many communities around the District."