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Proposed smoking amendment dropped

Published: Nov. 23, 2020 at 5:13 PM EST
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - A proposed amendment that would exclude tobacco retailers and tobacco specialty shops from the South Bend Smoke-free air ordinance that was passed in 2016 has been dropped.

From Smoke Free St. Joe:

Smoke Free St. Joe Coalition Partners & Supporters,

The South Bend Common Council was proposing an amendment to exclude tobacco retailers and tobacco specialty shops from the South Bend Smoke-free air ordinance that was passed in 2016.

With your support and quick action, the proposed amendment was pulled and tabled indefinitely during the Health & Public Safety Committee meeting! There will be no third reading or public hearing on Monday, Nov. 23rd at 7pm.

We are asking that our coalition partners and supporters attend the public hearing on Monday, November 23rd at 7pm to continue to show our support of the South Bend Smoke-free Air Ordinance.

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