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399543 05: The historic Savannah lighthouse stands near the beach front home of Sandra Bullock January 11, 2002 on Tybee Island, Georgia. Bullock bought the home after filming "Forces of Nature". The island faces the Savannah river inlet east of Savannah where portions of the movie where filmed. Several of Bullocks film friends such as Ben Affleck and John Travolta are now looking for property in the area. (Photo by Stephen Morton/Getty Images)

If you plan on visiting Tybee Island this summer, you shouldn’t have to worry about people smoking or vaping on the beach. Officials have started issuing violators with fines of up to $300.

The ban to include all beaches on Tybee Island was passed in May. Certain areas of  of the beaches there have been smoke-free for several years.


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