Yakima City Council to vote on e-cigarette ban

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Yakima City Council will be voting on the plans to ban e-cigarettes at next week's council meeting.

The Public Safety Committee recommends a ban. E-cigarettes would not be allowed anywhere that smoking is not allowed.

An e-cigarette uses a built-in battery and heating element to vaporize a liquid solution, usually containing nicotine.