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Senators Back Stamping Out Smoking In Parks

Feb 4, 2020
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A Senate committee Monday approved a proposal that seeks to let local governments decide if they want to ban smoking at their public parks. 

The VA has eliminated the designated smoking areas at its hospitals, clinics, and other buildings. It's a difficult transition for some patients, visitors, and VA workers.

Smoking rates in Florida have dropped in general but in some communities, the drop is happening much more slowly than in the rest of the state.

Bill Would Allow Local Smoking Regulations In Parks

Oct 20, 2017
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A Senate Republican wants to allow cities and counties to be able to regulate smoking in public parks.