Smoking Ordinance

On Tuesday, February 20, 2018 the city council heard public testimony regarding the proposed changes to our city’s smoking ordinances.

The current ordinance is HERE
The full text of the new proposed ordinance is listed HERE

The public testimony can be viewed here:

As with any piece of legislation that bans or restricts something in the private sector, my first concern is individual freedoms. The counter argument has been made that the rights of the smoker do not extend to inflicting second hand smoke on others.

What do you think about the proposed ordinance?

What changes should Garland make to its smoking ordinances?

  • Adopt all smoking laws as proposed (64%, 14 Votes)
  • Keep our laws as-is (27%, 6 Votes)
  • I have other ideas and will contact you (9%, 2 Votes)
  • No Opinion (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

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