Eight eventual benefits of the smoking ban going into effect in Utah bars Jan. 1, 2009:n
8. More stamina to outrun Mayor Becker’s hybrid police cars.
7. Finally knowing what your favorite dive really smells like.n
6. No more women snubbing advances with a cigarette butt to your forehead.n
5. Finally knowing what your favorite stripper really looks like.n
4. A much healthier environment in which to ingest alcohol and fried food.n
3. No more feeling like chain-smoking jazz musicians are cooler than you.n
2. Saving enough money on cigarettes to buy first concealed weapon.n
1. Breaking one less Word of Wisdom code on the weekends.