L.A. Bans E-Cigarettes (aka Vapor). Why? Because They Can.

vaping-vamps-8Los Angeles, continually trying to invade every aspect of everyone’s lives at all times, is now banning air.  From the LATimes:

On a 14-0 vote, lawmakers outlawed “vaping” — the practice of inhaling the vapors produced by e-cigarettes — in most work sites and many public places, including parks and certain beaches.

Lawmakers voted to continue allowing e-cigarette use in so-called vaping lounges, where patrons can try the various e-juices that are loaded into the battery-powered devices. And they narrowly defeated a push by the e-cigarette industry to let the practice continue in 21-and-over establishments, such as bars and nightclubs.

Council President Herb Wesson gave a passionate speech about his own decades-long addiction to cigarettes.  “When you’re 15, you want to be cool,” he said. “And I will not support anything — anything — that might attract one new smoker.”

Next ban:  Being cool.

Read more:  http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-los-angeles-ecigarettes-ban-20140304,0,4359853.story#ixzz2v2vlS5GM

Ann-Marie Murrell

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