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[California] San Francisco voters approve ban on flavored tobacco

The vote Tuesday puts to rest what has become a long and expensive battle, with tobacco company R.J. Reynolds contributing nearly $12 million against the measure. On the other side, supporters of the measure were funded almost entirely by former New York
The Hill
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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[California] San Francisco voters uphold sweeping ban on flavored tobacco

With all precincts reporting, about 68 percent of the city’s voters backed the ban on flavored nicotine. The ban was passed unanimously by the board of supervisors last June but didn't take effect after the tobacco industry gathered enough signatures to
Politico
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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[California] GLANTZ: San Francisco strongly supports end to selling flavored tobacco products

RJR’s last-ditch effort to roll back this law illustrates just how important flavors are to the tobacco industry’s efforts to hook kids and keep adults smoking, a lesson that public health advocates should take seriously and prioritize passing the same l
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:16
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[California] Supervisors vote to ban flavored tobacco in San Mateo County

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to ban the sale of menthol and flavored tobacco products in unincorporated parts of the county. The ordinance, which was sponsored by supervisors David Canepa and Carole Groom, passed unanimously.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jun 8, 2018 03:14
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[California] San Francisco voters choose to keep ordinance banning flavorings in tobacco products

Reynolds said in a statement that the outcome “is a setback for tobacco harm reduction efforts because it removes from the market many potentially reduced-risk alternatives to cigarettes that smokers have said are important in helping them switch.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 8, 2018 03:14
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[California] San Francisco Votes To Uphold Flavored Tobacco Ban ($$)

Sixty eight percent of those who voted favored upholding the ban, which the city’s Board of Supervisors had unanimously approved last June. But the measure, Proposition E, went to a vote after a group funded by R. J. Reynolds, Let’s Be Real San...
Law360
added Jun 8, 2018 03:14
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GLANTZ: California Senate advances resolution calling on MPAA to R-rate smoking films

SCR 143, authored by Senator Richard Pan, urges the major motion picture companies and their trade association, the Motion Picture Association of America, to give an “R” (Restricted) rating to any new film designed for viewing by children or teenagers t
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jun 7, 2018 23:34
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[California] San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Vaping Products

Despite a $12 million ad blizzard by a giant tobacco company, voters in San Francisco resoundingly supported a new ban on the selling of flavored tobacco products, including vaping liquids packaged as candies and juice boxes, and menthol cigarettes. The
New York Times
added Jun 7, 2018 15:14
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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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[California] San Francisco bans sales of flavored tobacco products

"People really have a big dislike and big distrust for Big Tobacco companies and are not fooled by propaganda and tactics," said Gil Duran, the spokesman for Campaign Yes on Proposition E. Greg Conley, president of the American Vaping Association didn't
CNN
added Jun 6, 2018 13:14
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