Sitting at a park or playground and catching a whiff of cigarette smoke.

For non-smokers, it can not only be a mood killer but also a health risk.

Until recently, the local government’s hands were tied when it came to the issue of smoking in public places.

However, the Florida Legislature took off the handcuffs with a bill passed last year and it’s already resulted in Atlantic, Neptune, and Jax Beach passing prohibitions on smoking in their parks.

Now, the rest of Duval County could follo