The board wondered if the city had created any policy on the subject. Clinton City Administrator Jessica Kinser said the city has not considered such a policy, but added that she may ask staff about their thoughts on the issue.
With a 45-4 vote in Chicago, aldermen barred the use of e-cigarettes in offices, indoor public areas and within a certain distance of building entrances. The decision also moved e-cigarettes to behind retail counters and made the sale of it prohibited to minors.
The board decided to wait on setting an electronic cigarette policy for Clinton County. The supervisors agreed to look into the issue more thoroughly.
"But it's going to come up. And people are asking, you know; security's asking if they see someone doing that (smoking an electronic cigarette), what should they do?" Wolf said. "And I think our response right now is we don't have a policy in place."