Editorial: Smoking ban a nice thought, but not much more
It's a little bit difficult to know what to make of the policy the Rosemount City Council approved this week to restrict smoking in city parks.
On one hand, it's hard to argue smoking is a bad habit. And anything that discourages people from taking it up -- or encourages them to quit -- is a good thing. In that light, the council's attempts to limit smoking at events meant for children could be considered admirable.