Vaping

Adults living with children are more likely to vape than those without, putting kids at risk for what the authors of a new study describe as "the 'new' secondhand smoke."

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.

Sec. 22-68 - Smoking and vaping states:

(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.

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