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5-22 SMOKING IN PUBLIC PLACES.
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Prior legislation: Ords. #2012-156 and 2012-158.

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The City Council of the City of Clearlake declares the purposes of this section are:

a. To protect public health, safety and general welfare;

b. To guarantee the right of nonsmokers to breathe air free of tobacco smoke and noxious vapor and to recognize that the need to breathe air free of tobacco smoke and noxious vapor has priority over the desire to smoke tobacco products and electronic smoking devices;

c. To reduce addiction to tobacco products by youth and young adults;

d. To discourage the use of tobacco or other weeds, plants or devices that produce noxious smoke or vapor around persons who do not use such products;

e. To protect the public from exposure to tobacco smoke or noxious vapor and other weeds, plants or devices that produce noxious smoke or vapor and to reduce smoking-related pollution; and

f. Affirming and promoting a family-friendly atmosphere at City parks and City-sponsored events. (Ord. #233-2019, § 2)