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[California] Health Highlights: June 6, 2018: SF Voters Support Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

The company is concerned that other cities will follow San Francisco's lead, according to Patrick Reynolds...His grandfather started the tobacco company. "Big tobacco sees vaping as their future," Reynolds told CNN. "They are very afraid this is going t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 6, 2018 13:13
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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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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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[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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[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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[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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[Africa, Nigeria] FG calls for ban of Shisha

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole on Monday called on the police and all other government agencies to enforce the ban on flavoured tobacco products, including Shisha. Adewole said this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday to mark the 201
Daily Post (ng)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[Europe] Plain packaging: ‘Brand-theft’ or better consumer protection?

The rising trend of imposing plain packaging on unhealthy products has raised eyebrows in the industry, which fears that its brands are under threat. The World Health Organisation, on the other hand, insists that the measure provides a long-term benefit
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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