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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] GLANTZ: Scientific evidence that getting rid of flavored tobacco products will improve health

The public comment we just submitted to FDA in response to their Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on flavors sums up the current state of the science: Flavors attract kids to tobacco products Flavors make it easier for kids to consume tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 25, 2018 22:45
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[California] Council leans toward outdoor smoking ban

Results of a city-administered smoking survey are in and 70 percent of the 350 responses indicated that they would be in support of banning smoking in outdoor recreational areas such as beaches, trails, picnic areas and parks. In response to a survey qu
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added May 23, 2018 21:49
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[California] Editorial: Recommendations on SF, CA ballot props

Proposition E: Prohibiting Tobacco Retailers From Selling Flavored Tobacco Products. YES. Last year, the Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance prohibiting the sale in San Francisco of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and candy-
Bay Area Reporter
added May 17, 2018 16:34
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[California] San Francisco Prop. E — Flavored tobacco ban

The Board of Supervisors already voted for this ban last year. But tobacco companies didn’t like that decision. So they gathered enough signatures to put the decision in the hands of the voters instead. If it passes, Proposition E will put into effect t
KALW (San Francisco, CA)
added May 16, 2018 21:39
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[California] June Ballot Measure Would Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products In San Francisco

Reynolds Tobacco Co. is blanketing the city with ads — on the radio, television, online and via direct mail — urging a "no" vote on Proposition E. The latest campaign finance contributions show that the tobacco giant, which produces Newport menthols, the
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 16, 2018 21:30
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