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Smoking can be banned in Crescent park

Publication Date: 2005-03-29
  • Author:Denise Wilson
  • Publication:Kentucky Post
The city of Crescent Springs can legally ban cigarette smoking in all or part of its community park on Buttermilk Pike, the city's law firm has concluded.

Joe Baker, a member of the Covington law firm of Ziegler and Schneider, told Crescent Springs Mayor Claire Moriconi and city council in a memo that a proposed ordinance to ban smoking at the park would not conflict with any state statutory authority that regulates tobacco.

State statutes gives the city authority to pass an ordinance banning smoking in public places like the park, he said.

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