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Washoe County Commissioners Vote To Restrict Vaping | KUNR

By ThisIsReno

We-cigaretteashoe County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to ban vaping inside county properties. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray reports.

A policy was implemented 13 years ago, which prohibited smoking cigarettes on county property.  But with the popularity of vaping products like e-cigarettes, the county is updating that policy.

Kevin Dick with Washoe’s health district says there are no federal or state regulations right now.

“People can go into a store or into the county complex or into a restaurant,” Dick says, “and there’s no law that prevents them from vaping.”

Dicks says e-cigarette aerosol can have an impact on public health.

Read more from our media partner, Reno Public Radio: Washoe County Commissioners Vote To Restrict Vaping | KUNR

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