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Wayne passes smoking ban for township parks and recreational areas

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Wayne City Council passed an ordinance to ban smoking at municipal parks, swimming pools and lakes, joining many neighboring towns in Passaic County which prohibit smoking on public property. Read two articles from NorthJersey.com about the passage of the ordinance from September 5 and September 8. Read a September 5 article from the Wayne Patch about the ordinance passing and an August 18 article about the introduction of the smokefree ordinance.

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