Behavior: Huffing over All That Puffing

Psychological warfare heats up on both sides

At the request of Jimmy Connors and Bjorn Borg, fans at the Grand Prix Masters tennis finals in Madison Square Garden were asked not to smoke. After a moment of stunned silence, the Garden erupted in applause. Last week New Jersey announced a ban on smoking in most public buildings, including gambling casinos being built in Atlantic City.

Question: if nonsmokers are making inroads at such traditional temples of haze, as sports arenas and casinos, where can the addicted smoker feel safe? Answer: practically nowhere. About 30 states...

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