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Massachusetts Bans Smoking On Beaches
Daily Caller ^ | 6-11-14 | Ariel Cohen

Posted on 06/11/2014 5:36:28 PM PDT by kingattax

If you’re planning on heading up to the Cape Cod beaches this summer, leave your cigarettes at home. Massachusetts recently passed legislation banning smoking in all lifeguard-protected areas beginning June 19.

The new smoking prohibition results from a number of complaints from visitors who have been affected by secondhand smoke in public areas, NBC News reports.

“The smoking prohibition is the result of a number of complaints from visitors who have been affected by second-hand smoke on the guarded beaches,” park superintendent George Price, said in an issued statement.

Price added that cigarettes on beaches are not only a health concern but also an environmental concern, as they prove very difficult to clean up. Cigarette butts can often become buried in sand before they can be properly disposed of, and thus cause much extra work for beach staff.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: beach; cigarettes; massachusetts; pufflist; waronwomen
Assachusetts Bans Butts on Beaches
1 posted on 06/11/2014 5:36:28 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

So now they’re banning smoking on Bitc#es?


2 posted on 06/11/2014 5:38:18 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: kingattax
Our country is being invaded and this is what these assholes are worrying about?
3 posted on 06/11/2014 5:38:39 PM PDT by angcat
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To: kingattax
But being drunk and driving off a Bridge which results in the Death of a Young Woman is "A OK" in Massachusetts.
4 posted on 06/11/2014 5:41:22 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (THEY LIVE, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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To: angcat

amazing isn’t it ?


5 posted on 06/11/2014 5:41:46 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: Kickass Conservative

apparently it was ok if your last name began with K and ended in Y


6 posted on 06/11/2014 5:43:04 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: Kickass Conservative

It’s a résumé enhancer.


7 posted on 06/11/2014 5:44:37 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: kingattax

Anyone been up there lately or spoken to someone who has.

Evidently the homosexuals go at it in the open between the dunes.

So, sodomy on the beach is ok and doesn’t affect anyone. But light up a cigarette, and that’s a problem.


8 posted on 06/11/2014 5:44:56 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

is that called “dune buggery” ?


9 posted on 06/11/2014 5:45:59 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: kingattax

BINGO.

Remember, if you ever talk to a Greenie Lib and they go off about Three Mile Island, ask them how many people died in the accident. After they guess 10 to 100, give them a hint.

Hint: One less than died in Ted Kennedy’s Oldsmobile.


10 posted on 06/11/2014 5:46:08 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (THEY LIVE, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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To: kingattax

“affected”?


11 posted on 06/11/2014 5:50:42 PM PDT by snappahead (if your gonna be dumb, you better be tough.)
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To: angcat

I wonder if they also banned “E-Cigarettes”?

My daughter attends American University in Washington DC, and recently they banned all smoking on campus (outdoors), to include E-Cigarettes.


12 posted on 06/11/2014 5:50:45 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: kingattax

Trust me...as a lifelong resident of this filthy state I guarantee that this ban won’t apply to “medical” marijuana of to the oppressed members of the LBGTAHGTRE community.


13 posted on 06/11/2014 5:51:01 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: angcat
Our country is being invaded and this is what these assholes are worrying about?

welllll, to be fair they're also worried about cheese being made with wood.

14 posted on 06/11/2014 5:52:24 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: kingattax
Second hand smoke on the beach?
Lol. Someone there is being a nasty moron. Unmarried, unattractive, loud-mouthed, forty-something year old female lawyer perhaps??
15 posted on 06/11/2014 5:56:11 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: kingattax

So the perpetually offended are upset about maybe smelling tobacco smoke driven by an onshore wind, but,rump rangers practicing their craft is OK?


16 posted on 06/11/2014 5:56:20 PM PDT by crazyhorse691 (Obama is just the symptom of what is destroying the U.S.)
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To: kingattax

But it is OK to smoke the boloney pony.


17 posted on 06/11/2014 5:58:02 PM PDT by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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To: lormand
OK to smoke the boloney pony

Okay to grind the stub into the a--tray too.

18 posted on 06/11/2014 6:02:36 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe
So, sodomy on the beach is ok and doesn’t affect anyone. But light up a cigarette, and that’s a problem.

In MA, the answer to "Do you smoke after sex (of any type)?" will no longer need to be asked.

19 posted on 06/11/2014 6:02:53 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: kingattax

Ha! More like visual assault to anyone who happens to witness it.


20 posted on 06/11/2014 6:11:38 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Notice how every ridiculous law over the last 30 years was implemented by Democrats?


21 posted on 06/11/2014 6:13:55 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: kingattax

While enjoying a cigar while the beach in Orleans, Mass a few years back some crusading Masshole hassled me about second hand smoke. I told her to call the cops.


22 posted on 06/11/2014 7:09:17 PM PDT by BillyBonebrake
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To: kingattax

The commie lib DemocRATS are going to tell you how to live your life. Land of the Free my ass.


23 posted on 06/11/2014 7:32:19 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: kingattax

I bet smoking a joint is ok.


24 posted on 06/11/2014 7:46:32 PM PDT by Duke of Milan
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To: Kickass Conservative

Came here for the Chappaquidick reference, goes away happy.


25 posted on 06/11/2014 7:48:54 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

No Kennedy’s were harmed in the making of this legislation.


26 posted on 06/11/2014 8:03:18 PM PDT by posterchild (It takes a politician to declare a settled science.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Notice how every ridiculous law over the last 30 years was implemented by Democrats?

Just like Austin. The Austin silly council is always passing new ordinances banning this, that or whatever. Now they got really stupid. They combined improvements to IH 35 thru Austin with a Willie Green memorial Choo Choo train. 35 is a parking lot for about 40 miles either side of the river during rush hour.

Well, you know everyone wants to spend less time on the commute, but to get that you have to vote FOR the commuter train. Glad we don't live there any more. There was an article on FR about a week ago about Austin voters realizing taxes were going up. They didn't realize THEY will foot the bills. HA! HA!!

27 posted on 06/11/2014 8:06:45 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: snappahead
"complaints from visitors who have been affected by second-hand smoke on the guarded beaches"

Yes, I caught the 'affected' part, too.

In what way were these candy-asses "affected"?

Did they get cancer? COPD? Chronic bronchitis?

No.

They DIDN'T LIKE IT.

I bet they couldn't even smell it.

So it must be banned.

28 posted on 06/11/2014 10:44:51 PM PDT by boop (I just wanted a President. But I got a rock.)
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To: kingattax

Now, that’s funny right there, I don’t care who ya are!


29 posted on 07/03/2014 8:13:10 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Still Thinking

thanks :)


30 posted on 07/03/2014 11:47:50 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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