Some Florida cities and counties move forward with smoking bans on beaches, parks
Florida cities and counties are snuffing out smoking at beaches and parks to keep cigarette butts away from the sand. Sarasota, St. Petersburg and Pinellas County are a few that are moving forward with smoking bans on beaches.
Sarasota city leaders are considering news rules to keep cigarette butts off the beaches. An ordinance was before the city commission Tuesday to prohibit smoking cigarettes, filtered cigars, pipes and other devices at public parks and beaches.