Smoking Now Banned in Local Parks

By: Nitya Kumar

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Smoking is banned at certain locations in the city of Fayetteville. Smoking is currently banned in restaurants, shops, theaters and retailers. The parks and recreation advisory board proposed to now ban smoking from all city parks and trails.

The board decided it’s best for parks to go smoke-free for several reasons including clean air,

children’s safety and fire prevention. The proposal prohibits all types of tobacco use including cigars, pipes, cigarettes, chewing tobacco, dip, e-cigarettes and vapor devices. If you are caught smoking, a $50 fine is


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