Health advocates continue fight against cigar bar proposal

A Black health organization is speaking out against Augusta’s proposal to make an exception to the city smoke-free ordinance to allow cigar bars. “All business isn’t necessarily good business, and this is not the time to strip away the effectiveness of the current language in the comprehensive smoke-free air law,” said Delmonte Jefferson, executive director for the Georgia-based Center for Black Health and Equity, in a statement.

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