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Opponents plan to exploit loophole in park smoking ban

By Gary T. Kubota

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 13, 2013

~~<p>Some people opposed to a smoking ban at city-operated beaches and parks say a bill approved by the City Council this week has a loophole that allows them to light up in state waters along the shoreline.</p>
<p>The City Council on Wednesday passed two smoking bans &mdash; one at bus stops and another at city parks. Both would take effect Jan. 1 if Mayor Kirk Caldwell signs them into law as he has stated he will do.</p>
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Some people opposed to a smoking ban at city-operated beaches and parks say a bill approved by the City Council this week has a loophole that allows them to light up in state waters along the shoreline.

The City Council on Wednesday passed two smoking bans — one at bus stops and another at city parks. Both would take effect Jan. 1 if Mayor Kirk Caldwell signs them into law as he has stated he will do. Login for more...



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