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Westwood to hear presentation on banning smoking in public parks

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Westwood is one of 6 in Bergen County towns evaluating a no-smoking outdoor ordinance. Local municipal alliance coordinators from throughout the county attended a joint presentation by GASP and the Bergen County Health Department on the benefits of going smoke-free. As a result of that meeting, officials in Garfield, Palisades Park, North Arlington, Ridgewood, Wood-Ridge along with Westwood are evaluating outdoor bans. Read more in this February 19, 2013 NorthJersey.com news article.

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