• Butler Co. wants to ban use of all tobacco products outside courthouse

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    Butler County wants to ban the use of any type of tobacco products outside the courthouse.

    It comes after vaping-related illnesses hospitalized hundreds of people across the country.

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    Smoking outside the courthouse has been prohibited since 2008, but there are still rogue ashtrays in a few secluded corners of the building. On Wednesday morning, county commissioners beefed up the smoking policy to include no vaping, cigars or any type of tobacco. 

    Watch a full report from Channel 11's Amy Marcinkiewicz above.


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