Smoking ordinance makes city healthier

Catawba County wants you to bud out that cigarette.

The county is encouraging its cities and towns to promote a healthier lifestyle. One way they’re doing this is by having the cities and towns to create tobacco free areas.

“Catawba County Public Health has long supported tobacco-free initiatives to promote health and has maintained a tobacco-free health department since 2005.

To read more of this story, pick up the Friday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.