Los Angeles Bans Electronic Cigarettes in Bars, Restaurants
(LOS ANGELES) -- It is now a crime in Los Angeles to take a drag off an electronic cigarette in a public place, including bars and restaurants. As of Saturday, electronic cigarettes are illegal in public places in Los Angeles, following concerns about chemicals in the cigarettes' vapor. "Vapers"-- people who smoke electronic cigarettes-- fought hard against the law. But Brandi Tseu, who works at a vape lounge-- a place where e-cigarette smoking is welcomed and is still legal-- says the ban makes sense.
"I do think we need to set up some common sense laws," Tseu said. "Even as a vaper, I wouldn't want to be sitting in a restaurant with someone with a fog machine next to me."
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