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Elizabeth makes parks and municipal building property 100% smokefree

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On March 25, 2014, the Elizabeth City Council passed an ordinance to ban smoking in all municipal parks and recreational areas, as well as on the municipal grounds that surround their municipal buildings, including adjacent parking lots. The Mayor signed the ordinance into law on March 26, 2014. Read the March 26th Star-Ledger news story and the Mayor’s press release in English and in Spanish.

Read more information about outdoor smokefree environments in GASP’s white paper or at our webpage.