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San Francisco floats ban on e-cigarettes pending US review

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

San Francisco is trying to crack down on electronic cigarettes that critics say aggressively target kids, with an official on Tuesday planning to propose what's believed to be the first U.S. ban on their sale until the federal government regulates vaping products.
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E-Cigarette Sales May Get Stamped Out in San Francisco City Limits

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Officials in San Francisco proposed two bills that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes in the city as well as prevent e-cigarette companies like Juul from opening new offices on city-owned property.
The bills were authored by San Francisco District Attorney Dennis Herrera and Supervisor Shamann Walton. One of them would ban e-cigarettes in San Francisco unless the FDA has reviewed e-cigarettes. The Food and Drug Administration is giving e-cigarette companies until August 2021 to submit applications.
Hererra, who has joined officials from Chicago and New York in asking the FDA to evaluate...
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San Francisco may ban e-cigarettes sales unless FDA-approved

1 month ago   |   By Miami Herald

San Francisco's city attorney is cracking down on e-cigarettes that some say aggressively target kids drawn to vaping. Dennis Herrera announced Tuesday that he's teamed up with Chicago and New...
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