A Fresh Idea for Amador County Families
Tobacco-free parks are parks where use of all tobacco products including chewing tobacco, dip, snuff, etc. is prohibited on park property. Smoke-free parks are parks where the use of combustible products like cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, etc. is prohibited on park property. Tobacco and smoke-free parks can be identified by protections included as part of the parks policies. Those who smoke can enjoy the parks, but tobacco use in the parks would be not be allowed.
Benefits of Tobacco-Free Parks
Many community residents use parks as a way to increase their physical activity, enjoy time with family, and explore nature. Unfortunately, secondhand smoke and litter from tobacco products can make the park environment harmful to residents.
Reasons to make your park tobacco/smoke-free: