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City of Yakima Working on an Ordinance to Ban Smoking in Public Parks, Events, Playgrounds

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YAKIMA, Wash.--Yakima's City Council discussed several issues during their meeting Tuesday night, including a proposal to draft an ordinance that would ban smoking at public parks, city events and playgrounds.

The council voted 4 to 2 in favor of the ban, which will include a fine for breaking the law.

The city said it will take several weeks to create the new ordinance.

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