NYC public ban of e-cigarettes goes into effect

A ban on e-cigarettes also starts today in

A ban on e-cigarettes also starts today in Chicago, and one has already been in place in Los Angeles. (April 29, 2014 7:42 PM)

A public ban has gone into effect citywide for electronic cigarettes.

It's now illegal to smoke e-cigarettes in public places, similar to the ban on real cigarettes that went into effect in 2002. Places where e-cigarettes are banned now include bars, restaurants, beaches and parks.

Diego Ostolaza, who owns an e-cigarette store that opened earlier this year, is against the ban. He thinks...

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