Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: In their study of respiratory symptoms, pulmonary function, and markers of inflammation, Dr Menzies and colleagues1 explored the effect of smoke-free legislation on bar workers' health in Dundee and Perth, Scotland. Their findings of improvements across a range of health indices in bar workers now in smoke-free working environments are consistent with expectations and with earlier work by Eisner et al.2
Semple S, Miller BG, Hurley F, Petticrew M, Ayres JG. Respiratory Symptoms and Inflammation After a Smoking Ban. JAMA. 2007;297(4):359-360. doi:10.1001/jama.297.4.359-a