- Arielle Kass The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
East Point residents can no longer smoke in local parks.
The city council approved a measure that prohibits smoking in East Point’s parks and recreation areas.
The decision makes all Fulton County parks smoke-free.
In September, county commissioners voted to ban smoking the the 18 parks Fulton runs.
Those who smoke in county parks could be charged with a misdemeanor, fined $1,000 and spend up to 60 days in jail.
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