Smokers’ rights group challenges New York City’s ban on e-cigarettesBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2422 (Published 27 March 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2422
- Michael McCarthy
A smokers’ rights group has filed a suit challenging New York City’s ban on the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in enclosed public spaces.
The law, which the New York City Council passed last December, amended an earlier statute, the 1995 Smoke-Free Air Act, which banned the smoking of tobacco in many enclosed public places.
E-cigarettes are battery powered devices …