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Minnesota Bars Exploit Loophole in Smoking Ban

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Minnesota Bars Exploit Loophole in Smoking Ban

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Minnesota Bars Exploit Loophole in Smoking Ban

Minnesota Bars Exploit Loophole in Smoking Ban

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A new movement to skirt a smoking ban has sprung up in Minnesota. To take advantage of a loophole in the law that allows smoking during theatrical productions, bars have begun staging "theater nights."

At The Rock Nightclub in Maplewood, Minn., "theater night" features customers as actors. They have no lines and no costumes, but they do have props — cigarettes.

Mador reports for Minnesota Public Radio.