• San Francisco has passed a sweeping ban that should scare the $23 billion vaping industry

    9 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    This week as part of a statewide primary election, voters in San Francisco approved a ban on flavored tobacco products .
    The ban bars the sale of items like menthol cigarettes as well as vape pens and e-cigarettes like the Juul, which come in flavors like vanilla and mango.
    Researchers are calling the ban a win for public health because the devices have gone viral among teens, whose brains are uniquely vulnerable to nicotine addiction.
    The measure could spell trouble for a growing industry currently valued at $23 billion .
    In a tech-friendly northwest neighborhood near the edge of the San...
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