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[California] MINTON: Prop E Win in San Francisco Would Be Loss for Public Health

Though anti-tobacco groups insist the media frenzy over the Juul is an organic response to rising Juul use in high schools and middle schools, there is compounding evidence that it was part of a calculated and concerted effort by anti-tobacco activists.
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jun 2, 2018 10:17
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[California] Big Tobacco pouring big money into Prop E

Proponents of Proposition E, which would ban flavored tobacco products including menthol cigarettes, flavored chewing tobacco and flavored liquids containing nicotine used in electronic cigarettes, say young people are targeted for the sale of the flavor
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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[California] S.F. Voters Stare Down Big Tobacco

They have an unexpected opponent. Despite being on the other side of the country, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has poured about $1.8 million of his own money into the Yes On E campaign. That’s in addition to the hundreds of thousands of additi
San Francisco Weekly
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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[California] KNIGHT: With SF’s slick campaign mailers, ridiculousness wins by a landslide

I can think of much better ways to spend $13.6 million in San Francisco. And I can think of dozens of issues I care more about. But I’ll vote for Prop. E because there’s something gratifying about R.J. Reynolds Tobacco seeing more than $10 million go up
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jun 2, 2018 10:20
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[California, Illinois] GLANTZ: Tobacco Companies Fear Local Laws Ending the Sale of Flavored Products Like SF Proposition E Even More than Tobacco 21

an Francisco Proposition E (supported by health groups, opposed by RJ Reynolds Tobacco) was reinforced in Illinois when the tobacco industry agreed to drop its opposition to a state Tobacco 21 law in exchange for preempting local flavor bans (and also pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:30
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds is getting so worried about Prop E passing that they are starting to tell the truth in some of their advertising

If the voters uphold Prop E, people will still be allowed to sell and buy tobacco products in San Francisco, just not the flavored products that are so important to hooking kids. Not only is that not a flaw, it's the whole point of Prop E. (There are,
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:28
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[California] Southwest jet makes emergency landing after passenger lit cigarette

A Southwest Airlines jet made an emergency landing in California following reports that a passenger lit up a cigarette in a bathroom. The plane landed safely at San Jose Mineta International Airport, about 50 miles south of San Francisco. The airline sa
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 1, 2018 23:58
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[California] Putting Profits Before Kids, R.J. Reynolds Spends Over $11.6 Million in Effort to Overturn San Francisco Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

The huge sums Reynolds is spending in just one city is aimed at sustaining the pipeline of kids the tobacco industry needs to survive. Reynolds is going all-out to fight this law because they know that menthol and other flavors – including candy flavors
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2018 17:29
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[California] San Francisco mulls ban on flavored vaping liquids, menthols

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has contributed nearly $12 million to the “No on Proposition E” campaign, filling television and radio airwaves and mailboxes with ads urging voters to reject a law supervisors approved last year that is now on the June 5 ballot
AP - Associated Press
added May 28, 2018 14:21
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[California] BROWN/MAA: San Francisco was right to ban flavored tobacco products

If our experiences with cigarettes and other tobacco products have taught us anything, it is this: Nothing good comes from nicotine addiction. If we can keep our kids from getting addicted now, Big Tobacco won't have a new generation of life-long users.
CNN
added Jun 6, 2018 15:05
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