ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Beware smokers and vapers, the Atlanta City Council passed legislation prohibiting both at the airport and other public places.
The ban is a move to further protect the public from dangerous exposure to secondhand smoke.
(a) Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this section, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this subsection, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
Smoking means inhaling, exhaling, burning or carrying a lighted tobacco product including cigarettes, cigars, and pipe tobacco.
Vapor product means any noncombustible product containing nicotine that employs a heating element, power source, electronic circuit, or other electronic, chemical, or mechanical means, regardless of shape or size, that can be used to produce vapor from nicotine in a solution or other form.
Smoking and vaping are prohibited in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport and other aviation buildings.
Individuals who do not comply with legislation risk being fined $100 for the fist violation and up to $200 for additional violations.