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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] 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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[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] 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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[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] 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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GLANTZ: Seven US Senators call on MPAA "to take additional actions to prevent youth smoking initiation”

calling on the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to take action to reduce youth exposure to smoking imagery, including e-cigarette depictions, in youth-rated movies and ensure responsible and consistent practices in rating youth movies with tob
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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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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[California] San Francisco to vote on overturning ordinance banning flavors in tobacco products

However, ordinance opponents — with nearly $12 million in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. funding support — were able to persuade at least 34,000 individuals to sign a petition in support of the referendum. “Last summer, the Board of Supervisors rushed throug
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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