Posts Tagged ‘pools’

Will 2012 Be the Year of ‘No Smoking’ in Philly?

As we’ve detailed before, there is a quiet war on cigarette smoking in both this city and this state. An indoor smoking ban has been effect in all bars and restaurants at which food makes up less than 20 percent of their establishment’s total annual sales. In May 2011, Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order at the Kingsessing Recreation Center that...

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Nutter Bans Smoking…Where?

Nutter Bans Smoking…Where?

This afternoon, Mayor Michael Nutter hit up the Kingsessing Recreation Center in Southwest Philly to sign an executive order that bans smoking in city-owned recreation centers, playgrounds and pools. On the surface of it, this sounds like a ‘no harm done’ deal. But there’s been a PDF sitting on Phila.gov for a while now that gives us some concern. Said...

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