By: Angela Garrity
Edhat Santa Barbara reports that the smoke free signs are going up across the city to educate the public about the city’s anti-smoking law. The city defines smoking as use of cigarettes, vaping or cannabis.
The sign plan includes around 350 locations in all commercial areas of the California city. In the Downtown area, signs are being posted at every block of State Street and side streets. The no smoking signage replaces half of the current skateboard enforcement signs.
Police Officers, Downtown Ambassadors, Park Rangers, Harbor Patrol Officers will enforce the city’s smoke free policy.
A public information campaign is also underway with a bilingual mailer and advertising in movie theaters and on social media. Signage and public education are funded by a State grant.
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