http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri Athletic Club gets first city smoking violation http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-athletic-club-gets-first-city-smoking-violation <p>The <a href="http://www.mac-stl.org/">Missouri Athletic Club</a> has received the first citation for violating St. Louis city's ban on smoking.</p><p>Interim health director Pamela Rice Walker says the club mistakenly believes it's exempt from the measure as a private club, saying the exemption only applies if there are no employees.</p><p>She says the department first heard about violations at the club in January, and gave the MAC 30 days to comply.</p> Wed, 09 Feb 2011 22:30:18 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 498 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Athletic Club gets first city smoking violation