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Five months in, businesses still feeling effects of smoking ban

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DETROIT LAKES -- It's been five months since the Freedom to Breathe Act was put into effect in Minnesota, and some area bars and clubs are still feeling the crunch in business the smoking ban has created.

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The general consensus is that customers haven't been staying long, if they show up at all, and non-smokers haven't filled in the gaps created by smokers leaving.

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