Contact Us

New York State Suspends Smoking Ban In State Parks

In April New York State banned smoking in public parks, pools and historic sites.  Now that ban has been lifted because smokers rights groups are threatening.

Getty Images

Smokers can once again frolic in the parks while choking down nicotine and other harmful ingredients.   It’s a temporary lift on a smoking ban in State Parks while New York State works out the details with smokers rights groups, who are not happy with the ban.

The smokers rights group has said that they will sue the state because they didn’t look at the other side of things before instating the ban.  Now the state has backtracked.  They are however asking smokers to voluntarily not smoke in the previously banned public spots.


Want to win a motorcycle? Take the poll here!

Best of Q103

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://q103albany.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Rock-A-Holics quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Rock-A-Holics contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.