March 5, 2013

Star News: Smoking ban enforcement bill not gathering much support

By Ashley Withers - Star News
February 25, 2013

A bill to give New Hanover beach towns the power to enforce smoking bans on the beaches has hit a ‘snag,’ according to one local lawmaker...

Wrightsville Beach voters approved a smoking ban on the town’s beaches in November with the support of about 65 percent of voters. The Carolina Beach Town Council also passed a smoking ban in August...
 
But there’s a conflicting law that says parts of the beach that have been nourished are under state control, bringing up serious enforcement questions when it comes to the smoking ban...
 
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