NYC smoking ban extended to parks, beaches and Times Square
Lawmakers have voted to extend New York City's smoking ban to parks, beaches - and Times Square. The ban approved Wednesday by a vote of 36-12 is one of the most ambitious outdoor anti-tobacco efforts in the U.S. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn says the new law will save lives and make New York a healthier place to live. What do you think of the extended smoking ban? Is it a good thing, or should people be able to smoke in parks? Click COMMENT to share your thoughts. Your comments may appear on Eyewitness News!