The City Council will hold a hearing Wednesday on a bill to prohibit the use of batty-operated, tobacco-free vaporizers in places where people can’t smoke tobacco cigarettes, including restaurants, offices, parks and beaches.




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The City Council may push the e-cigarettes ban through before the year’s end. Mayor Bloomberg supports it.



First the city banned smoking in most public places. Now it’s moving to snuff out the use of smokeless electronic cigarettes as well.

The City Council announced Wednesday that it will hold a hearing Wednesday on a bill prohibiting the use of the battery-operated, tobacco-free vaporizers in restaurants, offices, parks, beaches and other places where smoking regular cigarettes is not allowed.

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