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Proposed Sidewalk Smoking Ban Goes Up in Smoke

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Ridgewood Council plans to move forward with consideration for an ordinance to make village parks 100% smokefree, but will not extend the ordinance to include a request from Valley Hospital asking that sidewalks around the hospital also be designated as smoke-free. Read a February 27 Ridgwood Patch news article about the proposed ban.

Outdoor bans for beaches, parks and recreational areas continue to proliferate around the state. Visit our webpage with more information on Outdoor Smokefree Environments.