A year ago, KYW’s Jim Melwert reported that Mayor Nutter had signed the ban.
Fishtown Vapes on Frankford Avenue is one of a number of Vape Shops that have recently popped up in Philly.
There’s a good deal of attention in New Jersey centered on a plan to tax electronic cigarettes in the same fashion as other tobacco products.
City Councilman Bill Green says Philly’s 2006 smoking ban — authored by then-Councilman Michael Nutter — already needs to be updated.
They’ve been on the market for years, but as Health Watch reporter Stephanie Stahl show us, this is the first time tobacco companies are getting in the game.