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Smoking Ban Leads To Extra Drunk Driving

Monday, February 25th, 2008

One more reason to oppose bans on cigarette smoking in bars, is because the bans lead to increased rates of drunk driving.

An article soon to be in the Journal of Public Economics concludes that bans on cigarette smoking lead smokers to drive extra distances to jurisdictions where they can drink and smoke leading to increased drunk driving deaths.