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8 Cities in the United States That Have Banned Smoking in Public Parks

(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Cities have led the charge in the United States in painting cigarette smoking as a public health threat, and Philadelphia’s new ban on puffing in parks had us wondering: Which big cities keep putting the squeeze on smokers, and which ones offer sanctuary to the Marlboro Man?

Ariella Cohen is Next City’s editor-in-chief.

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