Thursday, October 25, 2012

DeKalb County bans smoking in public parks, playgrounds, ATM lines

"On Tuesday, the county commission approved a plan to ban smoking at playgrounds, parks and public service lines such as lines for ATMs....The current smoking ban goes into effect on Wednesday."
For full text of the amendment, including definitions of common areas, outdoor recreational public place, playground, and service line see Amendment to the DeKalb County Clean Indoor Air Ordinance. The ban covers "inhaling, exhaling, burning or carrying any lighted or heated cigar, cigarette, e-cigarette, oral smoking device, or pipe, or any other lighted or heated tobacco intended for inhalation, in any manner or any form."

Update: AJC's coverage.