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Columbus library board bans e-cigarettes

“Columbus Metropolitan Library is the latest to ban electronic cigarettes, joining universities, airlines, buses and some public buildings. The library board voted 6-0 yesterday to ban the devices from its 21 branch buildings and bookmobiles. “The library would like to be proactive in preventing exposure to this product in the event they prove to be harmful to others,” Fred Myers, the library’s property-management director wrote in a memo.” (via The Columbus Dispatch)

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Fort Smith library approves ban on e-cigarettes

“Visitors to the Fort Smith Public Library will no longer be able to puff on electronic cigarettes while browsing through books. The library’s Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to ban e-cigarettes, which resemble traditional cigarettes but emit vapor instead of smoke. “The policy as it stands now just says smoking is not allowed in the library,” Library Director Jennifer Goodson told the board, which unanimously approved the measure.” (via AP)

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