The law was implemented in an effort to discourage young people in BC from smoking tobacco. Retailers will also be required to check IDs of those buying the E-cigarettes to ensure they are 19+.
Vaping Has Officially Been Banned From Public Places In BC
As of today you will no longer be able to smoke E-cigarettes and vapes in public places in BC without the risk of a potential fine.
The same smoking laws that are in place for cigarettes with be applied to the electronic versions as well.
E-cigarettes and vapes are now banned from workplaces, schools and restaurants and will only be allowed in designated areas, and at least 6 meters from a doorway. Just like regular cigarettes.
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