Government attempts to ban vaping everywhere smoking is prohibited have risen rapidly over the last year. More than a dozen states  debated the issue last year, and 8 states now have some type of vaping ban on the books.

In addition, cities large and small have considered vaping bans. Many bans are now law. Some localities have even tried to ban vaping inside of vape shops.

Extreme versions of vaping bans exist in places like Los Angeles, Boston, and Chicago where vaping is banned everywhere that smoking is banned. Some bans include indoor and outdoor locations such as parks, beaches, bars, and restaurant patios.

More sensible approaches can be seen at the state level in Vermont and at the city level in Baltimore where vaping restrictions are limited to places like schools, childcare facilities, playgrounds, and government and healthcare facilities. These laws allow vaping inside vape shops, and restaurant and bar owners decide if their customers can vape inside.

Vapor is not cigarette smoke. It shouldn’t always be treated the same.

Vaper Rights believes:

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