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City Parks now tobacco-free

July 31, 2020

Tobacco-free signOn Monday, July 27, Johns Creek City Council approved a new city ordinance banning the use of tobacco/vaping in any city parks. This includes smoking or use any other type of tobacco product, e-cigarettes, vape pens or any other “vapor products.”

The ordinance came following recommendations from both city staff and the Recreation and Parks Advisory Committee. The Georgia Recreation and Parks Association also recommends banning the use of tobacco and vape products in parks to eliminate the dangers of second-hand smoke to adults and children. 

The new ordinance is now in effect. Violation of this ordinance can result in a fine up to $250 and/or 90 days in jail.