Originally Posted by the steam
Easy solution. Repeal smoking bans. Most restaurants and bars would stay smoke free anyways and the one's that allowed smoking would be forced out of business by the free market. Nonsmokers are 75% of the population and if they refused to spend money in establishments that allow smoking then they all go under, there are no smoking establishments and no business owners rights are violated by government.
Someone earlier in this thread said that it was that way at one time. They couldn't leave good enough alone, apparently.