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View Poll Results: Would you stay at a "no smoking" campground (or section) (all else equal)?
No 51 21.79%
Yes, unless it also meant no campfire, then No 49 20.94%
Yes, even if no campfires allowed 23 9.83%
Yes, I'd prefer no smoking 52 22.22%
Neutral / no difference to us 59 25.21%
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Old 09-06-2017, 04:36 PM   #1
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No smoking campground or section?

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If ALL OTHER THINGS were the same, would you choose to stay at a "no smoking" campground?
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smoking policies are irrelevant to us. we don't smoke and we don't permit smoking in our home or MH. when we're outdoors we could not care less if our neighbors are smoking cuz we're outdoors. so the answer to your question is no...its just not a factor for us.
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Absolutely!!!

Past health issues have caused me to be ultra sensitive to smoke. Worst is the neighbor, usually very close, that leaves their fire smoldering all day & night.
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There is not really any difference in tobacco smoke and firewood smoke as they both stink. I get that for many campfires and camping are inseparable. I do object to people just dropping the cigarette butts on the ground especially the filtered ones. I'm not sure I understand a campfire in August during the day though.
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I voted no not because I smoke but because there are, or probably will be, other more onerous personal conduct rules. There is a park in Flagstaff AZ that doesn't allow smoking and also has a rule against getting on one's own ladder and no motorcycles are allowed in the park, even in a toyhauler. Think of all the rules that could/would follow. Too many rules will ruin the experience.
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absolutely would. there is a a significant difference between wood smoke and tobacco.
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IF there are campfires.....then smoking is a non-issue
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Interesting perspectives. I'm a little surprised at the ratios on these initial votes. I hope we get more input over time.

Thanks to everyone who voted and responded!
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absolutely would. there is a a significant difference between wood smoke and tobacco.
Yes I smoke, and NO I will not spend my $$ in a non smoking campground just so a "perfect citizen" can bitch & complain about me having a smoke.......
Tobacco & Campfire smoke are both "woody fiber" smoke, both have the same carcinogens in them, they may smell different, same as different wood species smell different but the heath effects are the exact same.
and NO if they have a no smoking policy then I had better not see any campfires either.
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I think there are some that would rule out breathing all together if they could get away with it.
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I think there are some that would rule out breathing all together if they could get away with it.
The best way to cure man made climate change is of course to get rid of man!
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smoking policies are irrelevant to us. we don't smoke and we don't permit smoking in our home or MH. when we're outdoors we could not care less if our neighbors are smoking cuz we're outdoors. so the answer to your question is no...its just not a factor for us.
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I voted no not because I smoke but because there are, or probably will be, other more onerous personal conduct rules. There is a park in Flagstaff AZ that doesn't allow smoking and also has a rule against getting on one's own ladder and no motorcycles are allowed in the park, even in a toyhauler. Think of all the rules that could/would follow. Too many rules will ruin the experience.
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Yes. What I hate about smoking is the smell more than anything else. It is foul to us. Those that smoke are immune to how bad it smells to those of us that don't smoke. Even after the cigarette is out the stink stays on the person and their things. Sorry, not trying to offend those that smoke.

The second thing I hate about cigarettes is that many smokers treat campsites and other places like a personal ashtray by just throwing their butts anywhere but the trash. The number of cigarette butts left around many campsites shows a lack of care that many have. Not to mention what is thrown out of car windows while driving.
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