City of Edmonton reminds people e-cigarette bylaw is in effect

Written by admin on 14/11/2018 Categories: 长沙夜网

EDMONTON – The city is reminding citizens that the use of e-cigarettes is banned from all public places in Edmonton where smoking is already prohibited.

The ban on smoking e-cigarettes or “vaping” came into effect on Oct. 20. It’s in effect in the following places:

Inside a building;On a patio;Inside a public vehicle;Within five metres from a doorway, window or air intake of a building or patio;Within 10 metres of a playground, seasonal skating rink, skate park, sports field, or water spray park;Within a no smoking area.

READ MORE: Calgary councillors snuff out use of e-cigarettes in public places

The City of Edmonton recently made the bylaw change “to address any potential safety and nuisance concerns the public may experience with their use.”

READ MORE: Teen use of e-cigarettes linked to later smoking but study can’t prove that vaping is a cause

The city pointed out smoking e-cigarettes is still allowed when someone is sampling the product inside an electronic cigarette retailer.

The fine for breaking the bylaw is the same as smoking offences.

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