WILMINGTON, Del., (CBS) — A new law in Delaware makes it illegal to use electronic smoking devices inside restaurants and other indoor places.
On Tuesday, Governor Jack Markell signed a bill that bans people from using electronic smoking devices, including vape pens and e-cigarettes, at all indoor public places in Delaware.READ MORE: Pennsylvania US Senate Race Between Republicans Mehmet Oz, Dave McCormick Too Close To Call
The bipartisan measure adds to the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act which prohibits regular smoking at indoor public places.READ MORE: John Fetterman Wins Democratic Pennsylvania Primary For Senate, AP Projects
“The percentage of teenagers who are using e-cigarettes is dramatically increasing,” said Gov. Markell.
“That’s moving in the wrong direction. And so I think it is really important that we send the signal that this bill sends,” said Gov. Markell.MORE NEWS: Phillies Return Home After Road Trip With 3-0 Loss To Padres
The new law takes effect in 90 days.