Cities cannot mandate smoke-free parks, Oklahoma attorney general opinion rules

Because of restrictions in Oklahoma’s state law, cities cannot pass ordinances banning smoking in public parks, according to an Oklahoma attorney general opinion released last week.

BY JACLYN COSGROVE Published: February 12, 2013
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Drive to a local city park in Oklahoma, and you might see a sign letting you know you’re banned from smoking in that park.

These signs are apparently irrelevant, as are the ordinances they help enforce.

An Oklahoma attorney...

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