Los Angeles, Long Beach Restrict E-Cigarette Use
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a measure that bans the use of e-cigarettes in public spaces, such as restaurants, bars and clubs. Meanwhile, the Long Beach City Council also voted unanimously to classify e-cigarettes as tobacco products, prohibiting their sale to minors.
- "Cities Take the Lead in Regulating Electronic Cigarettes" (Shute, "KPCC News," NPR/KPCC, 3/5).
- "Los Angeles City Council Approves E-Cigarette Ban" (Reuters, 3/4).
- "Long Beach Adopts Strict Regulations on E-Cigarettes" (Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times, 3/5).