Madison's Smoking Ban
July 1, 2005 Madison, WI
Madison imposed a sweeping smoking ban in bars, restaurants, bowling alleys and other workplaces. Opponents said it will put small bars near the city's boundaries out of business, but two bids to overturn the ban failed on the City Council floor.

Bars that were lost at least in part due to the ban:
  • The Buckeye
  • Rick & Ole's Northside Inn
  • Bennett's on Park St.