New York City Council mulls adding e-cigarettes to smoking ban

December 19, 2013 12:05 PM

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New York City Council mulls adding e-cigarettes to smoking ban

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York City Council on Thursday will vote on a bill that would add electronic cigarettes to the city's strict smoking ban, in the latest of many anti-tobacco measures signed by outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Bloomberg's detractors have derided him for trying to impose a "nanny state" in America's largest city, pointing to his bans on smoking, trans fats and the attempt to limit the sale of large sugary drinks. Public health advocates have applauded those same efforts.

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