Most of 134 voters in online poll on smoking want public ban

THE majority of the 134 people who voted in the Chronicle's poll on smoking want taking a puff banned in public places.

The result of the poll, which closed at noon on Tuesday, showed 66% of voters supported a ban on smoking in public places.

The Fraser Coast Regional Council is considering smoking bans as part of a review of local laws later this year.

Mayor Gerard O'Connell said councillors had already discussed introducing new bans to stop smoking at taxi ranks, parks and bus stops.

Do you agree with banning smoking in public places?

This poll ended on 04 June 2013.

Current Results

Yes

66%

No

33%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.



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