Prohibiting tobacco use in public recreational venues can make it easier for smokers to quit, helps to de-normalize smoking behaviors, especially for youth park users, and decreases tobacco litter and exposure to secondhand smoke.
- Tobacco policies in local parks
In depth policy report on tobacco-free parks policies adopted throughout King County.
- Tobacco-free parks toolkit
This tool-kit provides policy rationale, model policies, and information about implementation for tobacco-free parks.
- King County map of local tobacco-free parks policies
Map showing variations in policies by jurisdiction.