SYRACUSE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse will be partially smoke-free in 2022.

Open outdoor smoking will be banned on the grounds during the fair, officials said.

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There will be designated smoking areas.

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Onondaga County officials praised the new rule.

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The 2022 fair runs from August 24-September 5.

CBSNewYork Team