Children's play areas throughout Cumbria could soon become smoke free areas.
Cumbria's Health and Wellbeing Board are seeking the support of district councils to introduce a ban.
It comes after a meeting of the board highlighted the fact that smoking is still the single biggest cause of preventable deaths in Cumbria.
More top news
A look ahead at the forecast for the Border region.
Appleby and Eden Cricket Club is finally being restored, 20 months after it was deemed unsafe from the effects of Storm Desmond.
The Powfoot Golf Club has become the latest sports club in Annandale & Eskdale to gain accreditation by the Sports Club Accreditation Scheme