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Ohio County Board Expands Smoking Ban

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Health officials are expanding Ohio County’s smoking ban to hotels, motels and outdoor public places.

The Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health approved a revision to the county’s clean air regulations on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

The revised regulations also prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizing devices in public. The changes go into effect March 1, 2016.

Smoking will still be allowed on the gambling floor at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and in other establishments' designated video lottery rooms.

The existing 2005 regulations ban smoking in restaurants, bars and other indoor public venues in the county.


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