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July 2, 2007

Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash has said that he is ready to flaunt the U.K. smoking ban.

The former Guns N’ Roses star was recently involved in an investigation following a Velvet Revolver show in Wales recently after lighting a cigarette onstage.

The whole of the U.K. is now covered by a smoking ban in places of work after a new law came into force in England yesterday (July 1).

Speaking to, Slash said, “It’s what I do–unless I giving up smoking altogether, which I don’t see happening. I’ll probably just take my chances, pay the 50 pounds, and smoke to my heart’s content. I can’t imagine being up there and playing for 90 minutes and not having a fag.”

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