Do other places in Maine and the nation have smoke-free parks ordinances?
Yes. According to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 70 towns in Maine have smoke-free parks ordinances. Nationally, hundreds of cities and towns have various smoke-free parks, beaches and playgrounds ordinances.

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1. What is secondhand smoke?
2. How is smoking defined?
3. Where is smoking prohibited (not allowed)?
4. Is smoking allowed on school playgrounds?
5. How will the ordinance be enforced and what is the penalty for violating the ordinance?
6. Why won’t designated smoking areas work?
7. Does this ordinance infringe on someone’s choice to smoke?
8. Do other places in Maine and the nation have smoke-free parks ordinances?
9. Who do I contact for more information?
10. How do I get help to quit smoking?