Saud Anwar

State Senator

Saud Anwar

Deputy President Pro Tempore

Working For You

May 29, 2019

Senator Anwar Releases Statement Supporting Senate Approval Of Smoking And Vaping Ban On State Park Beaches

HARTFORD, CT – Today, State Senator Saud Anwar (D-South Windsor) issued the following statement after the Senate passed legislation banning smoking and vaping on beaches in state parks.

“Second-hand smoking causes cancer, and exposure of young children to people smoking normalizes the behavior and increases the risk of them using tobacco products in the future,” said Sen. Anwar. “People deserve a chance to breathe clean, fresh air. This is a step in the right direction.”