Making Headlines: San Francisco Passes Ban on Flavored Tobacco


A proposal to ban the sale of candy-flavored tobacco products in San Francisco was supported by the majority of the city’s voters in Tuesday’s election.

According to preliminary results from the city’s Department of Elections, Proposition E was approved by 68 percent of the vote.

The proposition would uphold the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ unanimous vote to ban the products and other flavored tobacco, including menthol cigarettes.

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