Bill banning smoking at state beaches fails

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HARTFORD -

A  bill banning smoking and vaping at state park beaches has failed.

Legislators struck down the bill in the state House during the end of the session Wednesday.

If the bill would have passed, the first violation would be have been a warning, and the second a fine.

It would have went into effect right before fourth of July weekend had Gov. Ned Lamont agreed to it.

 

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