Indianapolis Bar Owners Lose Bid To Stop Smoking Ban

Law360, Los Angeles (November 25, 2013, 10:05 PM EST) -- The Seventh Circuit on Monday decided that a group of bar owners disagreeing with experts' findings over the risks of secondhand smoke couldn't revive their suit against an Indiana city's ban on smoking in public spaces.

U.S. District Judge Richard L. Young decided that testimony given by Dr. Andrew Hyland, who has a PhD in epidemiology and was called to testify on behalf of Indianapolis city officials, was credible.

The bar owners contended that a surgeon general's report used by one of the experts in the...
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