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Like most other businesses and entities within the public sphere, pubs are still figuring out how to negotiate the vaping scene. Do they treat it the same as smoking? Or do they recognize that it has a far better health profile, is more environmentally friendly and does not have a negative impact on the health of others, as cigarette smoke does with second-hand smoke?
The extent to which pubs and clubs have embraced vaping culture will usually depend on whether the management is aware of vaping, and whether they perceive a demand from clientele to support vaping in their businesses.
These do’s and don’ts will help you negotiate the vaping scene within the context of your favourite drinking establishment.
The first and most important step to vaping in your favourite pub is to find out what their rules are regarding vaping both indoors and out.
To avoid any conflict, it makes sense to ask what the rules are. Your bartender, the manager or proprietor may not be informed about vaping and how it differs from smoking, which gives you the opportunity to share some education as well. This could potentially lead to vaping being permitted inside your preferred establishment or having the rules relaxed to allow vaping in different areas.
Do: Offer to Share
Sharing is caring, and if you intend to vape in a public social space, make sure you are prepared to share your stuff with others.
Do: Develop Rapport with Your Bartender
Perhaps the most important step towards being able to vape with ease inside your favourite pub is to develop a solid relationship with the bartender.
This includes basic courtesies like waiting your turn, being patient while you wait for drinks, always paying your tab at the end of the night, not ordering drinks that are unnecessarily complicated or inappropriate for the location (mojitos, we are looking at you) and always saying thank you. It also includes tipping well and consistently, preferably in cash.
By making sure you have a good rapport with the people who are the eyes and ears of the establishment, you will have the highest possible chance of getting your request to vape granted. Pubs never want to risk losing an excellent customer, so your requests will be more strongly considered.
Do: Support Pubs that Support Vaping
Supporting pubs that support vaping is a great way to promote the community.
Not only do many pubs in the UK and across Europe allow vaping in either an indoor setting or outdoors on a terrace, but many of them have moved specifically towards advertising themselves to the vaping community.
This often includes selling vape hardware and eLiquid to interested vapers, as well as having vape-friendly areas inside and outside with comfortable furniture.
This should be obvious, but it is rude and probably inappropriate to vape when you are explicitly asked not to, or when there are signs posted that prohibit vaping.
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