Round 2 as Boca Raton again tries to ban vaping in public

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article stated vapers could go to jail for vaping in public places. This was an older version of this ordinance. The new ordinance has been updated and exempts violators from going to jail. On Tuesday, April 28, 2015 City of Boca Raton City Council agenda, the issue of vapingContinue reading “Round 2 as Boca Raton again tries to ban vaping in public”

Take Action: Boca Raton to vote on whether to jail residents and tourists for vaping this Tuesday, February 24, 2015

At the Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Boca Raton City Council meeting, council members will be voting on whether to ban vaping similar to cigarettes even though the two are very different behaviors. See more detailed information about vaping here: https://karldickey.wordpress.com/2015/02/11/boca-raton-vaping-ban-introduced-at-city-council-meeting-vaping-could-land-you-in-jail-if-you-do-it-in-the-wrong-spot-in-boca/. This proposed ordinance intrudes on a business owner’s ability to govern their business as they seeContinue reading “Take Action: Boca Raton to vote on whether to jail residents and tourists for vaping this Tuesday, February 24, 2015”

Boca Raton vaping ban introduced at city council meeting, vaping could land you in jail if you do it in the wrong spot in Boca

At last night’s Boca Raton City Council meeting Ordinance 5296 was introduced to ban vaping (the act of using an electronic cigarette) and will be taken up for passage at a future meeting. If passed, the ordinance would fine vapers $500 or put them in jail for up to 60 days if they vape inContinue reading “Boca Raton vaping ban introduced at city council meeting, vaping could land you in jail if you do it in the wrong spot in Boca”