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Hagerstown Parks Go Smoke Free

Smoking will be put to a stop at all local parks managed by the City of Hagerstown, effective Monday, October 28.
HAGERSTOWN, Md.-- Smoking will be put to a stop at all local parks managed by the City of Hagerstown, effective Monday, October 28. 

The smoke-free policy is put in effect to protect children and adults from the dangers of second hand smoke. 

Mayor Dave Gysberts and Washington County Health Officer, Earl Stoner, will announce the new policy on Tuesday, October 22.

Officials say, during the announcement, Gysberts will explain how the policy will encourage healthy and smoke-free lifestyles. Stoner will provide information on programs available in the area for those who want to quit smoking. 

Also the dangers of secondhand smoke outdoors will be shown in a visual demonstration by students in Girls Inc. 

The smoke-free announcement will take place near the South Playground at the City Park at 4 p.m.  In the case of rain, they will meet in a nearby pavilion. 

 
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