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[California] San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products in Big Win for Kids over Tobacco Industry

By a 68 percent to 32 percent margin...groundbreaking law stands – and will stop the tobacco industry from targeting kids, African Americans and other populations with menthol- and candy-flavored products, as the industry has done for far too long. The Sa
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 6, 2018 13:10
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[California] The Latest: Victors emerge in down-ballot statewide races

San Francisco voters have approved a ban on selling flavored tobacco products including menthol cigarettes, certain chewing tobaccos and vaping liquids with flavors like cotton candy, mango and cool cucumber. Election results early Wednesday showed Measu
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jun 6, 2018 13:03
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[California] At last count, Leno has a thin margin as the second choice votes come in (check back often)

Prop. E, the ban of flavored tobacco that induced dozens of millions of dollars in opposition money from R.J. Reynolds, is cruising to victory with 69 percent of the early vote. So, you know, put that in your pipe and smoke it.
Mission Local
added Jun 6, 2018 12:58
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[Europe] WHO and EU clash with tobacco industry over plain packaging effectiveness

The industry says plain packaging has no visible impact on smoking rates while it opens the door to black markets. On the contrary, the WHO insists on the effectiveness of the measure and rules out any link to illicit trade. From its side, the EU has ad
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 00:28
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Senate Democrats aim to eliminate tobacco imagery in movies

Some Democratic senators are encouraging the new head of the Motion Picture Association of America to ensure “responsible” practices when it comes to displaying use of tobacco in films – a plea they believe will stop young people from taking up smoking.
ABC News
added Jun 6, 2018 15:06
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San Francisco, California, Proposition E, Ban on the Sale of Flavored Tobacco (June 2018)

No on Prop E - Stop the Prohibition Proposition reported $11,591,231 in contributions and $10,703,194 in expenditures for its campaign as of June 4, 2018. The committee noted that major funding had come from the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.[8]
Ballotpedia
added Jun 6, 2018 13:01
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[Georgia] Augusta Commission passes smoking ordinance 6-4

After failed tries years ago, the Augusta Commission finally passed a tougher smoking ordinance that would ban smoking in bars and most other public workplaces. At least one business owner was talking about a potential legal challenge to the new ordinanc
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[California] The San Francisco voters on the final say of Vapor products

The people of San Francisco will on June 5th decide whether they will ban or uphold flavored tobacco products which include e-liquids. On this day, among other issues that the city will be addressing on its primary elections along with other special elec
Vaping Daily (blog)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:16
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[California] EDITORIAL: San Francisco Should Reject Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes

All these dangers explain why the [FDA] is concerned...San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors was wise to (unanimously) outlaw their sale. Now city voters must see that the prohibition goes into effect.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 6, 2018 00:59
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[California] VIDEO: EDITORIAL: San Francisco Should Reject Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes: Editor

The Bloomberg View Senior Executive Editor David Shipley presents an editorial urging San Franciscans to vote yes on Proposition E, to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products in the city. This editorial aired on Bloomberg Radio.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 6, 2018 00:57
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