City parks in Canandaigua, New York will be going tobacco-free in early August as the city council passed a comprehensive ban during its meeting on Thursday night.

The proposal passed by a 6-3 vote, according to the Daily Messenger.

Canandaigua is located in western New York and is the seat of Ontario County. It is home to an estimated 10,545 residents, located 24 miles southeast of Rochester and 58 miles west of Syracuse.

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Patrick Lagreid

I strive to capture the essence of a cigar and the people behind them in my work – every cigar you light up is the culmination of the work of countless people and often represents generations of struggle and stories. For me, it’s about so much more than the cigar – it’s about the story behind it, the experience of enjoying the work of artisans and the way that a good cigar can bring people together. In addition to my work with halfwheel, I’m the public address announcer for the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks during spring training, as well as for the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League, the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury and previously the Arizona Rattlers of the Indoor Football League. I also work in a number of roles for Major League Baseball, plus I'm a voice over artist. Prior to joining halfwheel, I covered the Phoenix and national cigar scene for, and was an editor for Cigar Snob magazine.