|by Kate Appleton||Texas||18|
The Texan city is kicking the habit for New Year's, with a stricter smoking ban taking effect in most bars, restaurants, and public areas as of January 1, 2008.
Fort Worth joins a growing number of U.S. cities, states, and companies that are giving smokers the cold shoulder; the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation has compiled a detailed list.
The smoking ban isn't the only change sweeping through Fort Worth, which, as I recently discovered, is mighty cosmopolitan for a place nicknamed Cowtown. Get the scoop by reading 25 Reasons We Love Fort Worth.