(LOS ANGELES) — Lawmakers in Los Angeles have moved to pull the plug on electronic cigarette use in some public places across the city.
The Los Angeles City Council voted 14-0 on Tuesday to ban e-cigarette use at bars, nightclubs, restaurants and other public places where conventional cigarette smoking is also prohibited.
The ban on the use of e-cigarettes, also known as “vaping,” still has to go to Mayor Eric Garcetti’s desk for approval before it officially becomes law.
The proposed ban doesn’t apply to vaping lounges and stores.
E-cigarette use is also banned in public places in New York City, Chicago and Washington, D.C.
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