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Las Vegas Ballpark joins list of smoke-free sporting facilities in the valley

By Martha Cruz, 3 News

March 31- The Las Vegas Ballpark is getting ready for baseball season as they declare a new policy for the facility on Thursday.

The ballpark teamed up with the Las Vegas Aviators and the Southern Nevada Health District to declare the facility smoke-free starting on The Aviator’s opening day on April 5.

The new policy will prohibit the use of all smoke and tobacco products, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes (including Juul), and all vapes on ballpark grounds.

Fans can also expect educational messaging to be shared throughout Aviators’ games all year.

“As more Las Vegas sports teams opt for smoke-free home games, our community continues to win,” said Dr. Fermin Leguen, District Health Officer for the Southern Nevada Health District.

“The less we expose our families, children, and neighbors to smoking and secondhand smoke, the healthier we will all be.”

Earlier this week, the Las Vegas Lights Lights announced that their home facility, Cashman Field, would become smoke-free as their 2022 season began.

The 2022 Aviators season begins on Tuesday, April 5, against the Reno Aces.

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