New smoking and vaping ban takes effect in St. Anthony, Idaho

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) — City officials in St. Anthony have decided to ban smoking and vaping at all public parks.

The Rexburg Standard Journal reports that city officials plan on meeting soon to settle citation fine amounts for violating the new ordinance, which takes effect immediately. Plans include installing signs to encourage park users to stop smoking or vaping.

The plan does not include chewing tobacco.