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California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after ‘hostile amendments’

In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus. AP Photo | Steven Senne LOS ANGELES — A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation’s most populous state was withdrawn Thursday. State Sen.… Read More »

Senators’ scathing letter to Juul demands answers about tactics targeting youth, ties to Big Tobacco

They are requesting data, plans and other information from Juul related to its popularity among youth and its relationship with tobacco giant Altria, which invested nearly $ 13 billion in the company late last year. The Altria deal signaled that Juul is “more interested in padding its profit margins than protecting our nation’s children,” says… Read More »