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.