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Smoking in all Schenectady parks outlawed by council vote

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Smoking is now illegal in all of the city’s parks. The City Council banned smoking in the parks after a short discussion in which members said they were not “legislating morality.” Instead, they cited the deaths of smokers in their families as proof that the ban is needed. “I understand that smoking is legal, and I do have concerns about enforcement,” said Councilwoman Leesa Perazzo. “I can see both sides, to some extent.” But, she ...


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albright1
August 29, 2012
10:21 a.m.

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The City Council banned smoking in the parks after a short discussion in which members said they were not “legislating morality.”..........yes you are.

wmarincic
August 29, 2012
4:06 p.m.

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But you will happily accept that tax money from ciggarettes wont you? Hypocrites.....

robbump
October 11, 2012
2:24 p.m.

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Would Councilwoman Marion Porterfield please come down to Liberty Park and gently tell the smokers that it's not allowed there?

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