A central Kentucky city is chewing on the
idea of extending a smoking ban to include all tobacco products at
The Elizabethtown News-Enterprise reports that Radcliff city
officials are weighing an ordinance that would toughen the city's
smoking laws and prohibit any tobacco at city parks and the
Saunders Spring Nature Preserve. The council is set to take up the
ordinance in June.
Radcliff City Councilman Don Yates, a smoke-free supporter,
earlier this month asked city officials to amend the park rules and
regulations and to reduce health risks for children.
Wendy Ernst, treasurer of the Radcliff Youth Baseball and
Softball Organization, said smoking isn't generally a problem at
the park and extending the ban would add duties to an already busy
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