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The George & Dragon sued over smoking

By Geeky Swedes · October 12th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Back in June, a customer at The George & Dragon in Fremont complained to the health department about people smoking on the bar’s outside deck — a health code violation. While the complaint prompted an email flame war and some publicity, it was far from an isolated case: 15 complaints were logged against the bar over a 4 month period, reports the Seattle Times.

That was enough for Public Health to sue the establishment this last week. The suit asks a judge to fine The George & Dragon $100 a day until it complies with the law, which requires a 25-foot buffer zone. Stay tuned…




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