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San Francisco Mayor Backs Ban on Juul and E-Cigarettes

June 27, 2019, 10:14 PM

San Francisco Mayor London Breed said she supports a citywide ban on the sale of e-cigarettes, signaling her intention to sign an ordinance recently passed by the city’s board of supervisors into law, but showed less enthusiasm for proposed taxes intended to target the technology industry.

With the mayor’s backing, San Francisco will become the first U.S. city to implement a ban on nicotine vaporizer products. Breed is expected to sign the law in the next week. After that, stores will have seven months before they must remove all e-cigarettes from shelves. Cigarettes, other tobacco products and recreational marijuana will ...

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