Ottawa, Canada Shuns Gum In Vending Machines

Jan. 7, 2014

The city of Ottawa, Canada has banned the sale of gum in vending machines that operate in various city buildings and municipal facilities, according to Ottawa Sun. The bid for a new three-year contract to provide small vending machines in city buildings is expected to begin in late spring. The ban on gum was made in an effort to reduce operational costs related to clean-up and maintenance of facilities. Full article.