Goose Creek council to vote on smoking ban (Update: Banned)

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Update: Goose Creek Town Council voted in the ban on Tuesday night — it goes into effect July 1.

The vote was split 4 to 3.

First reporting: Today, January 8, Goose Creek Town Council is expected to vote on a second and final reading of a proposed smoking ban in public areas.

The ban would affect public places like parades, within 10 feet of doors, and in bars and restaurants. 

The first reading passed 4-3 in December. In September a proposed ban in North Charleston was voted down.

Current area smoking bans