DeSantis Signs Law to Ban Workplace Vaping

first_imgVaping will soon be against the law in places of work in the Sunshine State.As the weekend started, Governor DeSantis signed into law SB 7012, the law which officially implements “Amendment 9,” approved by voters last November.The law takes effect on July 1.It includes the following:-Adds vaping to the ban on people under age 18 smoking tobacco within 1,000 feet of a school-Sets a fine for violating the ban to at least $250 and up to $750 for a first offense, and at least $500 up to $2,000 for each additional offense-Requires that all fine money collected from vaping offenses be put toward children’s medical services programsThe law does still allow vaping in standalone bars, and vape and tobacco shops, as well as in designated hotel rooms and airport lounges.The bill recently passed both the House and the Senate unanimously.last_img read more

WATCH: Dino Babers and Syracuse football players’ post-game press conferences after win over Virginia Tech

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ AdvertisementThis is placeholder textMORE COVERAGE:Syracuse football shocks No. 17 Virginia Tech, 31-17Three quick takeaways from SU’s big winDino Babers goes nuts in locker room after victoryGallery: The best photos from Syracuse-Virginia Tech Published on October 15, 2016 at 9:52 pm Syracuse (3-4, 1-2 Atlantic Coast) beat No. 17 Virginia Tech (4-2, 2-1), 31-17, on Saturday in the Carrier Dome. It’s the first time the Orange beat a ranked opponent since Nov. 10, 2012.Here’s what head coach Dino Babers, Eric Dungey, Dontae Strickland, Ervin Philips and De’Jon Wilson had to say after the game. Commentslast_img read more