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
The Cockermouth Mountain Rescue team was called to the aid of a 70-year old walker from France on Whiteless Pike on Boxing Day.
Carlisle residents are being encouraged to have a ‘green’ 2015 by reducing, reusing and recycling their festive waste.
Snow and ice is expected across NW England and Scotland. There are 2 flood alerts for Cumbria. A&Es expect to be busy during cold weather.