no smoking Senators Back Stamping Out Smoking In Parks By News Service of Florida • Feb 4, 2020 Pixabay 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's New Smoking Ban Is Sparking Complaints From Some Veterans And Employees By Stephanie Colombini • Jan 2, 2020 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. Putnam County Has Florida's Highest Smoking Rate By Cyd Hoskinson • Apr 10, 2018 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 By News Service of Florida • Oct 20, 2017 Pixabay A Senate Republican wants to allow cities and counties to be able to regulate smoking in public parks.