Here are the actual source documents that propose making smoking a criminal offense, introduced by Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks and seconded by Councilwoman Jan Perry on August 8, 2008:
>> Motion for the City to direct the City Attorney to draw up an ordinance banning smoking in public places.
>> Resolution by the City to ask the County of Los Angeles to implement laws banning smoking in public places.
>> City Council Parks' astonishing editorial on why public smoking should be banned, from the CityWatchLA.com Web site.
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