Selling E-Cigs at the County Fair: Good Idea?By
Weber County’s Fair Advisory Board prohibits the sale of tobacco products at the event, but they couldn’t decide what to do with the application from an e-cigarette vendor. In addition to being unsure if e-cigs’ nicotine vapor could be considered a tobacco product, the board was also uncertain what part of the fairgrounds should be designated as the “smoking” section.
The Weber-Morgan Health Department may also be asked to comment on electronic cigarettes. The Fair Advisory Board chairman pointed out that “odorless and colorless do not mean safe,” citing carbon monoxide as an example. Not exactly a fair comparison, we feel, but ok.
We sort of wonder how well an e-cig fair booth would do anyway, given all the other things competing for fair-goers’ oral fixations–elephant ears, corn dogs, kettle corn…