Neptune Beach bans smoking at parks and beaches

Published on June 6, 2023 at 11:13 am

Smoking and vaping will no longer be allowed on beaches in Neptune Beach.

City Council voted unanimously Monday to ban smoking and vaping at public parks and beaches.

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Several other cities already had bans in parks or beaches. Among them: Jacksonville Beach, Fernandina Beach, Atlantic Beach and St. Augustine.

Florida last year enacted a law that allows cities and counties to ban smoking at beaches and parks.

author image Reporter, WJCT News 89.9 email Dan Scanlan is a veteran journalist with almost 40 years of experience in radio, television, and print reporting. He has worked at various stations in the Northeast and Jacksonville. Prior to joining the WJCT News team, Dan spent 34 years at The Florida Times-Union as a police and current affairs reporter.

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