Chicago e-cigarette ban: major city adds e-cigs to public smoking ban
Get ready to take that habit outside, e-cigarette smokers.
The Chicago City Council on Wednesday moved to ban the smoking of e-cigarettes in most indoor public spaces -- including restaurants and bars -- in addition to anywhere within 15 feet of a building entrance, just as traditional cigarettes are regulated under the city's existing indoor smoking ban.
Only four aldermen voted in opposition to the e-cigarette ban, while 45 voted in favor of the proposal backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Read more.