Smoking Banned in Martin Place as City of Sydney Imposes 12-Month Trial

SMOKERS are banned from lighting up in Martin Place for 12 months from today.

City of Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore announced the new measure this morning, saying rangers would patrol the central pedestrian mall for 12 months.

“This trial ban will protect visitors including many children and families by reducing their exposure to harmful second-hand tobacco smoke,” Ms Moore said.

The City surveyed businesses and 757 smokers and non-smokers to gauge community opinion.

Smoking Banned in Martin Place as City of Sydney Imposes 12-Month Trial

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