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Council votes to ban e-cigarettes at city workspaces
Mayor Rob Ford voted against the motion
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Toronto City Council has voted to ban e-cigarettes from all city workspaces.

Council passed the motion by a vote of 36-2 Monday near the start of its final meeting of the term, expected to be a marathon session that could last days.

Mayor Rob Ford and Councillor Josh Matlow voted against the motion.

Toronto Public Health raised concerns about e-cigarettes because they contain nicotine and could encourage young people to take up the habit.

The city also passed a motion to ask the province to place restrictions on e-cigarettes that are similar to those already in place for regular cigarettes.



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Toronto City Council has voted to ban e-cigarettes from all city workspaces.

Council passed the motion by a vote of 36-2 Monday near the start of its final meeting of the term, expected to be a marathon session that could last days.

Mayor Rob Ford and Councillor Josh Matlow voted against the motion.

Toronto Public Health raised concerns about e-cigarettes because they contain nicotine and could encourage young people to take up the habit.

The city also passed a motion to ask the province to place restrictions on e-cigarettes that are similar to those already in place for regular cigarettes.



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