NYC Smoker's Suit Calls State Parks Smoking Ban Illegal

Law360, New York (July 3, 2012, 5:48 PM EDT) -- A New York City smokers' rights advocate sued a state parks agency Monday, claiming it does not have the legal right to post "smoking prohibited" signs and on its turf and asking an Albany County judge to order them removed.

NYC Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment — or CLASH — a group led by noted smokers' advocate Audrey Silk, challenged an April announcement by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation that it was implementing a new policy establishing smoke-free areas at...
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