City bans smoking in parks

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

A measure approved by the Mountain Home City Council has imposed a ban on smoking in the city's public parks.

During a meeting July 9, the council approved the measure based on recommendations forwarded by the city's parks and recreation board last month.

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    Next we will all be required to wear water wings and lifejackets when its raining outside.

    -- Posted by shockwave on Wed, Jul 18, 2012, at 2:13 PM
  • Yea, but will be hard to enforce! I don't see COPS hanging out at Parks waiting for someone to light up. A lot more crimes out there for them to concentrate on...

    -- Posted by Yankeezz on Thu, Jul 19, 2012, at 1:06 PM
  • Did we get a new mayor named Bloomberg?

    -- Posted by idahoslim47 on Thu, Jul 19, 2012, at 2:44 PM
  • I don't smoke and I am the first one that will stand up and shout this is BS! Just another example of government exceeding its authority. Mountain Home City Council; here's a suggestion for you: Stop infringing on our civil liberties and do what you were elected to do; ensure we have equal representation which will assist us all to prosper and be free. Taking away liberties from one group to the benefit of another is bias in its worst form. Again, I don't smoke but I can understand that those who do have the right to and any attempt to infringe on that right is a constitutional crime.

    -- Posted by GetRealNow on Fri, Jul 20, 2012, at 1:57 PM
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