Polk County

Mena, Ark. Bans Smoking in City Parks

The western Arkansas city of Mena has expanded its existing smoking ban and will soon prohibit smoking in the city’s three parks. The city council…

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…

Salem, Ore. Delays Smoking Ban Vote

On Monday, Salem, Ore. was expected to take a second and final vote on a smoking ban, but the mayor wasn’t there and as such…

Salem, Ore. Smoking Ban Considered

The city of Salem, Ore. is once again considering a smoking ban, this time one that would effect all city-owned property including parks. At its…

Saluda, N.C. Passes Smoking Ban

The small city of Saluda, N.C., home to approximately 700 residents and located in the southwest corner of the state, just over 90 miles west of…