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Proposed Smoking Ban In Anderson Co. In Front Of Council Tuesday

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Updated: April 16, 2013

A new smoking ban could make lighting up illegal on any government owned property in one Upstate county.

Anderson County Council is expected to take up the ordinance during Tuesday night's meeting.

If approved, you couldn't smoke in any county-run outdoor venue.  These include picnic shelters and playgrounds, ball fields and amphitheaters.

It would carry a $25 fine.

Posted: April 14, 2013

An Anderson County Councilman is proposing a no-smoking ordinance on Tuesday night at the county council meeting.

Our coverage partners at the Anderson Independent Mail is reporting that councilman Eddie Moore is pushing the regulation because he has heard complaints about smoking for residents who have health problems.

In the ordinance it would ban smoking in county-run outdoor venues. Such as picnic shelters and playgrounds, ball fields, and amphitheaters.  To read more click here.

The councilman is expected to introduce his proposal before the entire council at its meeting this coming Tuesday.

The cities of Spartanburg, Greenville, and Simpsonville have all passed similar smoking bans over the past couple of years. 

 

 

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