NYC OKs E-Cig Curbs, Possible Foam Food-Packaging Ban

Law360, New York (December 19, 2013, 7:07 PM ET) -- In a flurry of year-end activity, the New York City Council on Thursday passed two pieces of legislation favored by outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg: One that adds e-cigarettes to the city law banning smoking in restaurants, parks and on beaches and another that could ban foam food containers in 2015 if recycling can't be implemented.

The e-cigarette limits, which are set to take effect in four months, are seen by the council and the billionaire mayor as a way to safeguard enforcement of the city's landmark...
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