Skip to comments.Massachusetts Bans Smoking On Beaches
Posted on 06/11/2014 5:36:28 PM PDT by kingattax
If youre 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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So now they’re banning smoking on Bitc#es?
amazing isn’t it ?
apparently it was ok if your last name began with K and ended in Y
It’s a résumé enhancer.
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.
is that called “dune buggery” ?
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.
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.
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.
welllll, to be fair they're also worried about cheese being made with wood.
So the perpetually offended are upset about maybe smelling tobacco smoke driven by an onshore wind, but,rump rangers practicing their craft is OK?
But it is OK to smoke the boloney pony.
Okay to grind the stub into the a--tray too.
In MA, the answer to "Do you smoke after sex (of any type)?" will no longer need to be asked.
Ha! More like visual assault to anyone who happens to witness it.
Notice how every ridiculous law over the last 30 years was implemented by Democrats?
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.
The commie lib DemocRATS are going to tell you how to live your life. Land of the Free my ass.
I bet smoking a joint is ok.
Came here for the Chappaquidick reference, goes away happy.
No Kennedy’s were harmed in the making of this legislation.
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!!
Yes, I caught the 'affected' part, too.
In what way were these candy-asses "affected"?
Did they get cancer? COPD? Chronic bronchitis?
They DIDN'T LIKE IT.
I bet they couldn't even smell it.
So it must be banned.
Now, that’s funny right there, I don’t care who ya are!
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