The bill needs the approval of Mayor Gavin Newsom to become law. The previous ban on Park Smoking was a legal precedent for this new measure. Smokers who found ways to escape previous bans on their addiction offered support to help farters conceal their leaks.
Yes on Park Smoking Ban - January 26, 2005
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25 (Reuters) - The Board of Supervisors voted 8 to 3 on Tuesday to ban smoking in public parks, making San Francisco the first major American city to embrace such an expansive ban on tobacco use.
"This is the first one that includes all the parks and recreational centers in a county," said one supervisor, Michela Alioto-Pier, who sponsored the bill.
The bill needs the approval of Mayor Gavin Newsom to become law.
Comment: I was inspired by a smoking prohibition in parks. Although I do not smoke anymore, my libertarian spirits were raised by this prohibition.