Chicago bans ecigs indoors
Ald. Colon, Ald. Reilly, Ald. Sposato, Ald. Sawyer"
Today, the Chicago City Council as a whole voted on the proposed ecigarette ban. It passed 45 to 4. The four Alderman that voted against the ban were Roderick Sawyer, Ray Colon, Nicholas Sposato, and Brendan Reilly. Chicago is set to be the first major US city to ban vaping in restaurants, bars, and other indoor places. The ban will go into effect in 30 days. As soon as we get the exact wording of the ordinance and more info, we'll share it!
Read more about the ban, and past City Council hearings on it:
Chicago's ecig ordinance passed joint committee
Chicago's possible indoor vaping ban
Potential Chicago ecig ban
Chicago City Council's proposed ecig ordinance