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Subject: Smoking Stones avoid stage fine

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/22/07 at 9:12 am

From BBC News Online:

The Rolling Stones flouted England's new smoking ban when two band members lit up on stage at London's O2 arena.

But the venue will not be fined after Greenwich Council said it was "satisfied" the incident was a one-off.

Guitarists Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood both smoked cigarettes during the first of the band's three gigs at the former Millennium Dome.

The maximum fine for a venue that allows people to break the ban, which came into force on 1 July, is £2,500.

A spokeswoman for the O2 said: "A band member appeared to have a cigarette, however it was extinguished almost faster than the message to put it out got to stage.

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Subject: Re: Smoking Stones avoid stage fine

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/22/07 at 7:16 pm




The maximum fine for a venue that allows people to break the ban, which came into force on 1 July, is £2,500.



Whoah!  That's about 10 minutes pay for Mick and Keith!
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Subject: Re: Smoking Stones avoid stage fine

Written By: Powerslave on 08/23/07 at 11:21 am

;D

Seriously, can you imagine going up to the Stones and saying, "Hey, you can't smoke there!"

Subject: Re: Smoking Stones avoid stage fine

Written By: Marian on 08/23/07 at 12:34 pm

You've got to give Italians credit for having a ban on smoking in the first place.

Subject: Re: Smoking Stones avoid stage fine

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/23/07 at 12:42 pm


You've got to give Italians credit for having a ban on smoking in the first place.
Italians, the concert was in London.

Subject: Re: Smoking Stones avoid stage fine

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/23/07 at 8:23 pm


;D

Seriously, can you imagine going up to the Stones and saying, "Hey, you can't smoke there!"

It's the healthiest substance Keith has ingested all week!
8)

Subject: Re: Smoking Stones avoid stage fine

Written By: Marian on 08/24/07 at 12:54 pm


Italians, the concert was in London.
Oh that's right.I've heard they're just as bad.

Subject: Re: Smoking Stones avoid stage fine

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/28/07 at 8:54 am

At another concert, Keith Richards produced another cigarette on stage, he put it to his lips as if to smoke it, but ate it instead.

Subject: Re: Smoking Stones avoid stage fine

Written By: Marian on 08/28/07 at 1:34 pm

:Pgross

Subject: Re: Smoking Stones avoid stage fine

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/28/07 at 1:36 pm


:Pgross
The mystery is, it is still not known if it was real or fake made up to look like a real cigarette.

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