Re: England only: Smoking ban and masoni

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Time: Friday, 8-10-7, 1:36
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On 08/09/2007 09:17:10 Disproportionate Rabbit wrote:

> Dale Glover wrote:

>> In my lodge several of the brothers smoke, even during the granting of
>> degrees which is a no-no in my jurisdiction.

> I can't remember how long it is since smoking ceased at the Festive Board
> in my original lodge.  It closed in 1994 and it was some time before that
> - 1990 perhaps?  When smoking was allowed in the anteroom, it was always a
> rule here that regalia had to be taken off while smoking and woe betide
> anyone who forgot and lit up.  I can't even contemplate someone smoking
> inside a Lodgeroom.


Quite so - I was initiated in 1956 and have never experienced anyone,
at any time, smoking during a meeting. In the anteroom or ast the
festive board - yes. But in the Lodge Room - never !!!!


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