DURHAM N.C. The North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association said Thursday it would now oppose an amended version of a proposed statewide smoking ban. The association initially said it would remain neutral on House Bill 2 as long as no exemptions were added to the proposal, which in its original form prohibited smoking in all public places and workplaces. On Wednesday, lawmakers amended to measure to exclude establishments that do not admit minors, such as bars and private ...

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