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[California] Will San Francisco's Ban on Flavored Tobacco Spark a National Trend?

Despite a multimillion dollar campaign by tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds, San Francisco will soon implement the most comprehensive restrictions on e-cigarettes in the country. The move is already sparking other cities to follow. 'What California does, almo
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Jun 13, 2018 11:36
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[California, North Carolina] National Reach of San Francisco Tobacco Flavorings Ban Questioned

It’s uncertain how far-reaching the ripple effect could be nationwide. However, California has a significant track record for creating new voter-driven state regulatory paths. Menthol styles, which are mint-flavored, have been controversial for decades
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 10, 2018 22:47
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[California] San Francisco has passed a sweeping ban that should scare the $23 billion vaping industry

But the ban could also pose a threat to the nascent but booming vape industry— currently dominated by devices like the Juul— where flavors like creme brulee and cool mint are a key part of the allure. Traditional tobacco companies are also displeased wit
Business Insider
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[California] San Francisco approves ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored e-cigarette liquids

San Francisco residents overwhelmingly voted to uphold a ban on all flavored tobacco, including menthol cigarettes and flavored e-cigarette liquids. The city's supervisors approved the measure last summer, but tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds and a coalition
CNBC
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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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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