Smoking Ordinance Getting Set to Go In Effect

Lincoln's new public smoking ordinance goes into effect July first. This will mean big changes for some bars and restaurants. The city ordinance will prohibit open smoking in a public establishment where 60 per cent, or more, of the gross receipts comes from the sale of food.

Some local establishments 'are' completely smoke-free. They are listed on the Lincoln/lancaster county health department web-site at