Durango public sites going smoke-free

DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE) — While Colorado voters legalized recreational marijuana Tuesday, lawmakers in Durango don't think people should be allowed to smoke regular cigarettes in some public places.

The City Council passed a resolution making city-owned parks, playgrounds, bus stops and the Animas River Trail smoke-free.

The resolution was pushed by a local coalition.

They believe smoking in public sets a bad example for kids. They want the places where they play to be smoke-free.

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