Laguna Beach Bans Public Smoking Friday June 23 2017

Laguna Beach No Smoking No Vaping June 23 2017

The City of Laguna Beach California goes Smoke Free in Public Spaces starting Friday June 23 2017.

Laguna Beach Smoke Free Public Spaces Bans All Types of Smoking Products

Tobacco
E-Cigarettes
Vaporizers
Marijuana

Laguna Beach Prohibits Smoking in all Public Spaces

Examples of Public Areas:
Sidewalks
Streets
Alleys
Common Areas of Multi-Unit Residences including Laundry Rooms, Play Areas and Pools

Laguna Beach Smoke Free Public Spaces Permitted Spaces
Pursuant to the ordinance, smoking is only permitted in the following location, unless otherwise provided by state or federal law:

Private Residential Property (other than those used as a child-care or health-care facility subject to State licensing requirements)

Within a Moving or Stationary Vehicle, including a vehicle on a public street or right of way, or parked in a public place

Hotels, Motels and Bed and Breakfast Establishments
They may establish rules permitting or prohibiting smoking on portions of their property that is not open to the public.
Examples of this are: guest rooms, pools, and similar facilities and areas provided that such rules comply with all applicable laws.

Laguna Beach Smoke Free Public Spaces Enforcement

Laguna Beach will educate the Public through visible signage and community outreach materials.

Police personnel as well as any Peace, Fire, Marine Safety, or Code Enforcement officer will be asked to:

Maintain an awareness of the City’s smoking regulations
Warn and educate members of the public of the smoking prohibitions
Enforce as needed
Violations of the ordinance are infractions of the City’s Municipal Code and fines ranging from $100.00 to $500.00 may be issued.

Smoke Free Public Education

Orange County Public Health
FREE smoking cessation services, including nicotine patches, for those who live, work, or attend school in Orange County

California Smoke Free Helpline
FREE telephone counseling, self-help materials, and online help to quit smoking.

SmokeFree.Gov
Tools, tips, articles, and information to help smokers quit

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Guide to quitting, topics related to quitting, and quitting resources

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