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Bar Owner Tells Pot Smokers To Light Up

Bar Owner Tells Pot Smokers To Light Up

Published: Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 3:39 PM ET

Thanks to a successful ballot initiative last month, Washington state residents can legally smoke marijuana in the privacy of their living rooms as of Thursday.

When that gets old, bar owner Frank Schnarr suggests, area stoners have another option: grab a booth at Frankie's Sports Bar & Grill in Olympia and toke up there.

Schnarr, 62, says he is not acting out of a love of cannabis - he says he hasn't smoked the stuff since he was a soldier stationed in Southeast Asia in the 1970s. Rather, he's looking for new sources of income.

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The floodgates are now opened


Sounds like a fiscally conservative way to get high.

A guy trying to save his

Business. Trying to keep his employees employed. How soon until the kind hearted govt comes and puts them all on the streets?

deacon's picture

riddle me this

if no gov can apply a law
that goes against their owners, the people,can they create an agency
with that authority?

If we deny truth before your very eyes,then the rest of what we have to say,is of little consequence

Isn't smoking in a restaurant/bar illegal in Wa.?


The guy already challenged the smoking ban and won.

The legal framework that was created due to his challenge of the smoking ban is why he is in a position to do this without fear of the State, feds are another matter obviously. I think they would have a tough time charging him criminally but they could steal his bar because, well that's what they do.

I respect what the guy is

I respect what the guy is doing, but I can see a Bradley Manning situation. He may want to give it some time and see what the Fed's response will be in general.

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