Adelaide Butts Out

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Although many cities have declared public smoking bans, prohibiting smoking indoors and on public patios, none have implemented laws that forbid cigarettes entirely... until now. Under a new amendment, Adelaide, in South Australia, would be the world's first "smoke free" city.

As great as it would be to have a city without any smokers 365 days a year, the ban would likely only be active for one day of the year. Those who choose to spark up anyway would face a $200 penalty, the money going toward the Cancer Council. Stats for First Entirely Smoke-Free City Trending: Older & Chilly
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