.

Moorestown Council to Consider Changes to Smoking Ordinance Monday Night

The state's general assembly passed legislation concerning smoking in public parks and beaches this week.

An ordinance that would prohibit smoking in public parks and recreation areas will be introduced on first reading when Moorestown Council convenes Monday night.

The State General Assembly passed a bill on Thursday that would ban smoking at all public parks and beaches by a vote of 64-7, the Courier Post reports. That bill now goes before the State Senate, but no vote has been scheduled at this time.

The assembly bill changes the wording of a law that prohibited smoking indoors to prohibit smoking in certain public places and workplaces. This law concerns state-operated parks and beaches.

It is designed to cut down on secondhand smoke and litter and improve fire safety in these areas, according to the report. Smoking would still be allowed in the parking lots.

Moorestown Council will consider amending Chapter 125 of the township's ordinance to prohibit smoking in local parks and recreation areas.

The full agenda for Monday night’s meeting at the high school is posted on the township website and can be viewed here.

The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.

john davidson March 22, 2014 at 11:22 AM
Human Physiology is how they created the JUNK SCIENCE of second hand smoke BTW your body expels toxins consistently even the ones so small they cant be measured like in SHS.......You've bought the BS propaganda and haven't woken up yet to reality. Everything you ever heard is a lie about shs. What the charletons did was take normal body reactions to any stimuli in this case smoke any smoke doesn't matter and you will get body changes adapted to the environment you are in. They took these NORMAL body changes physiological changes and suddenly deemed them disease causing.........It was a fabricated lie as the body within minutes to hours reverts back to normal..........Going into the cold,heat,excersice matters not you get these changes even eating a hearty meal causes the same effects. Its also the same thing they did with direct smoking. They couldn't get past the chemistry happening during smoking and the bodily changes that happened when you smoke. Which physiological changes that correct themselves naturally yet again and cause no harm at all. Yet here again they claimed disease causing with nothing to back them up but their junk epidemiology then creating a new word CAUSAL RELATIONSHIP! Its all been smoke and mirrors. If smoking did cause LC then everyone should get it right,yet 94% of life long smokers don't get it. Which leaves a whole avenue of actual genetic breakdown due to aging as the CULPRIT! Where are the Invasive cancers found for bronchial and lung in the 78-85 year old bracket at a whopping 500 per 100,000 of the population. AGE IS THE DISEASE Then they pull a sweet lil play and use age adjustment formulas to take the older folks with all the cancer and move them down into the younger age groups to inflate the outcomes! That my friend is where 50 years of propaganda came from!
john davidson March 22, 2014 at 11:23 AM
Scientific Evidence Shows Secondhand Smoke Is No Danger Written By: Jerome Arnett, Jr., M.D. Published In: Environment & Climate News Publication Date: July 1, 2008 Publisher: http://www.heartland .org/policybot/resul ts/23399/Scientific_ Evidence_Sho... myth-of-second-hand- smoke http://yourdoctorsor ders.com/2009/01/the -myth-of-second-hand -smoke BS Alert: The 'third-hand smoke' hoax http://www.examiner.com/public-policy-in-louisville/bs-alert-the-third-hand-smoke-hoax The thirdhand smoke scam http://velvetgloveironfist.blogspot.com/2010/02/thirdhand-smoke-scam.html Heart attacks Frauds and Myths.. http://www.spiked-on line.com/index.php/s ite/article/7451/ TobaccoControl Tactics TCTactics aims to provide up-to-date information on the Tobacco Control Industry, its allies and those promoting the extremist anti-tobacco agenda that no longer targets just tobacco but ordinary adult consumers who use it. The website explores how this industry – with support from the pharmaceutical nicotine producers and government tax funds – influences and often distorts public health debates, using a whole raft of lobbying, public relations tactics and junk science. http://tctactics.org/index.php/Main_Page
john davidson March 22, 2014 at 11:23 AM
Yet a simple look at the chemistry shows us that its: About 90% of secondary smoke is composed of water vapor and ordinary air with a minor amount of carbon dioxide. The volume of water vapor of second hand smoke becomes even larger as it quickly disperses into the air,depending upon the humidity factors within a set location indoors or outdoors. Exhaled smoke from a smoker will provide 20% more water vapor to the smoke as it exists the smokers mouth. 4 % is carbon monoxide. 6 % is those supposed 4,000 chemicals to be found in tobacco smoke. Unfortunatley for the smoke free advocates these supposed chemicals are more theorized than actually found.What is found is so small to even call them threats to humans is beyond belief.Nanograms,picograms and femptograms...... (1989 Report of the Surgeon General p. 80).
Tom March 22, 2014 at 12:45 PM
If you want to smoke and kill yourself, that is your right but keep it away from the rest of us and especially don't make us pay higher healthcare costs to support your addiction.
George March 22, 2014 at 01:49 PM
how bout cost for dem fat people. you gonna pay fo dat?

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »