Smoking Bans

Dwight, Illinois Bans Tobacco Use in Parks

Responding to a presentation by high school students, the Dwight Village Board of Trustees has passed a ban on the use of tobacco within parks…

St. Mary’s County, Md. Parks Tobacco Ban Begins Sept. 1

Parks in St. Mary’s County, Md. will be going tobacco-free as of Sept. 1, meaning a complete ban on smoking, the use of tobacco in…

Chamblee, Ga. Passes Nearly Complete Smoking Ban

If you’re looking for a place to light up in public in Chamblee, Ga., good luck, as on Tuesday the city council passed a near…

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Seeks to Remove Smoking Ban Exemptions

A Pennsylvania state senator has announced plans to introduce a bill that would remove the majority of exemptions to the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act…

Atlanta Moves One Step Closer to Smoking Ban in Restaurants, Bars

A committee for the Atlanta City Council voted in favor of a ban on smoking in most businesses. The public safety and legal administration committee voted…

Coffeyville, Kan. Bans Tobaccos in Parks

Effective July 1, 2019, smoking in city parks in Coffeyville, Kan. will be banned. Coffeyville commissioners unanimously voted to ban the use of tobacco products…

Connecticut Senate Passes Beach Smoking Ban

The state of Connecticut is one step closer to banning smoking and vaping on state park beaches. Wednesday night, the Connecticut Senate passed S.B. 752…

Gaston County, N.C. Bans Tobacco Use in Parks, Indoor Places

On Tuesday, the Gaston County Board of Commissioners approved a multi-pronged smoking ban that will prohibit the use of tobacco products—including e-cigarettes—on county property, including…

California Senate Approves Beach & Parks Smoking Ban

The California State Senate approved S.B. 8 on its third reading on Thursday, voting 28-10 on a bill that would prohibit smoking within the state’s…

Lorain, Ohio Bans Smoking and Tobacco Use on City Property

A new ban on smoking and the use of tobacco products will be coming to city property—including parks—in Lorain, Ohio, after the city council unanimously…

San Antonio Bans Park Smoking

Next month, smoking will be banned in San Antonio’s parks and the famous River Walk. The city has announced that effective June 1, smoking and…