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Helen Levy

Levy finds smoking ban has no significant economic impact on bars, restaurants

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Study Finds No Overall Negative Impact on Bars and Restaurants from Michigan's Dr. Ron Davis Smoke-Free Air Law" - Michigan Department of Community Health. 09/17/2012.

Analyzing 2006-2011 sales tax collections from Michigan bars and restaurants -- as well as from Club Keno sales -- Helen Levy found no significant negative sales effects of Michigan's 2010 smoking ban.

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Helen Levy

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