If you don't have any sympathy for smokers, perfume wearers and the obese will likely be the next to fall under the heel of government over-regulation.
For years smokers unable to light up inside the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis have found nicotine-charged relief outside on the broad red-brick sweep of Government Plaza.E-cigarettes anyone?
Now the plaza could soon be off-limits too.
The County Board is considering banning all tobacco use anywhere on county grounds, inside and out, even if you're parked on county property in your own car.
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