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Delray Beach gives initial OK to indoor e-cigarette ban

Delray Beach gives initial OK to indoor e-cigarette ban

Folks who want to smoke an electronic cigarette in Delray Beach likely will have to light up outdoors. Commissioners have given preliminary approval to a new rule that would ban the use of e-cigarettes where smoking regular cigarettes is already prohibited. The city's proposed ban would prohibit e-cigarette smokers from lighting up in enclosed indoor workplaces. E-cigarettes would be permitted in private residences, retail tobacco shops, designated smoking guest rooms, stand-alone bars of places where medical or scientific research takes place. An electronic cigarette is "one of these products that's becoming all too familiar to our coffee shops, restaurants and...

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