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Communities Across the Country Are Considering the Adoption of Outdoor Smoking Bans

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Communities across the country are following the lead of New Jersey and considering the adoption of outdoor smoking bans.

Commissioners from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, with 1 million residents and includes the city of Charlotte, discussed the adoption of a smoking ban for government buildings and a ban on tobacco use, including chewed or dipped, in county parks, including greenways and county-owned golf courses. More on this can be read at NOLA.com. 

Frisco, Texas’s City Council also consider banning smoking and the possession of tobacco products from all city parks this week.  The ban would include chewing tobacco and electronic smoking devices. More about this story can be read at NBC DFW