A smoking ban for the parks of Fayetteville, Ark. has been approved by the city council, bringing an end to lighting up once it goes into effect next month.
The ban includes all forms of smoked and smokeless tobacco, as well as electronic cigarettes and vaping devices, and extends to trails and city-owned parking lots. Violators will be subject to a $50 fine.
Fayetteville is the third largest city in the state with a population around 80,000. It is located in the northwest part of the state, 20 miles east of the Arkansas border and 30 miles south of Missouri.