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MUNSTER BANS SMOKING, VAPING IN ALL PUBLIC AREAS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.

MUNSTER — All tobacco and vaping products have been banned from Munster’s public spaces and facilities, in which violators can be fined up to $1,500 and even be labeled as a “public nuisance.”

On Nov. 18 the council approved on a second reading of the ordinance that bans the smoking of all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes within 15 feet of a public space or entrance to a public facility in Munster, according to the Lake County Tobacco Prevention Coalition.

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