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City of Goodyear, Arizona

Communications Office


For Immediate Release: June 29, 2009


Goodyear introduces smoke-free parks


GOODYEAR, ARIZ. (June 29, 2009) All parks in the city of Goodyear will become smoke-free environments beginning July 1.


By making parks smoke-free, the city will provide people of all ages with healthier, more pleasant environments for recreation and relaxation. The city also expects to see a reduction in litter once cigarette and tobacco use is no longer permitted. This, in turn, is likely to result in a small cost savings, since clean up and sanitation services will also be reduced.


Designated areas for smokers will be offered in parking lot areas.


The smoke-free policy has proved very successful at the Goodyear Ballpark, where the non-smoking policy has been in effect since the facility opened earlier this year.



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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749