SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Smoking and vaping will still be allowed at California state parks and beaches, despite lawmakers’ attempts to ban it.

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed two bills Friday that would have banned lighting up in a park or at the beach.

In a veto message, he writes, “if people can’t smoke even on a deserted beach, where can they? There must be some limit to the coercive power of government.”

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