This information is from the Cigar Rights of America Website (CRA).
Finally, legislation to say "Yes" to...
House File No. 188, - Providing an exemption from smoking prohibition in public places
Cigar enthusiasts in the State of Minnesota have a piece of legislation that they can support.
has been introduced that would provide for new exemptions to the Minnesota Indoor Clean Air Act, allowing smoking in bars and restaurants that meet certain restrictions.
Representatives Tom Hackbarth, Larry Howes, Tom Rukavina, Bruce Anderson and Mark Buesgens have co-authored the bill, that would allow smoking in restaurants that have attached bars and meet necessary separation from dining areas; that have a required level of ventilation; and bars that have alcoholic beverage sales of at least 40% to 80% of total gross revenue, would have between 2012 and 2017 to upgrade HVAC ventilation systems.