Dallas County

Garland, Texas Bans Smoking in Restaurants & Bars

Garland, Texas has banned smoking in the city’s restaurants and most bars. The ordinance, which passed 6-3, will exempt private clubs. Some bars are designated…

Dallas Passes Park Smoking Ban With Exemptions

On March 1, smoking in most Dallas parks will become illegal. The Dallas City Council voted 8-6 in favor of a smoking ban, but there’s…

Dallas Moves Forward on Parks Smoking Ban With Exemptions

Three months after tabling the matter, the Dallas Parks and Recreation Board voted to ban smoking in all city parks but with a few crucial…

West Des Moines, Iowa Bans Smoking in Parks

The days of smoking in parks in West Des Moines, Iowa are coming to an end. Yesterday, the City Council voted to ban the use…

Dallas Parks Smoking Ban Tabled

Smoking at Dallas parks and public golf courses will remain, for now. On Thursday, the Dallas Park and Recreation board tabled a vote that could have…

Dallas Smoking Ban Heading to Vote This Week

On Thursday, the Dallas Park and Recreation board is scheduled to vote on a potential smoking ban. If passed, the ban would apply to all…

Irving, Texas Finally Passes Smoking Ban

After months of postponed votes, Irving, Texas finally voted on a smoking ban. The outcome? Most likely not what either side wanted. The Irving City…

Dallas Eyes Park Smoking Ban

Smoking in public parks and golf courses in Dallas, Texas may soon become a thing of the past. Yesterday, the city’s Park and Recreation Board agreed…