Three more bars have agreed to suspensions and fines for violating Iowa’s Smokefree Air Act. The establishments were all notified by state health officials that police had witnessed open smoking in the bars.
The owners of the bars have all agreed to liquor license suspensions of seven-days and fines of $1,000.
The bars are identified as Joeseppe’s in Des Moines, The Keg in Ottumwa and T. McGill’s in Moulton. To date, the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division has filed 41 administrative hearing complaints against liquor licensees for violating the smoking ban that took effect in July 2008.