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SF to ban sale of flavored tobacco products

Discussion in 'Legislation News' started by Beamslider, Jun 9, 2017.

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  1. MrsAngelD

    MrsAngelD Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 5, 2010
    A, A
    That's what I figured, maybe vape shops should preemptively switch to this method, I mean what are they going to do then, ban plain flavoring? I can't see that going over too well.
     
  2. Rossum

    Rossum Surly Curmudgeon Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Dec 14, 2013
    NE FL
    As long as it's just a small geographic area like the City of SF that does this, I doubt it's a viable business mode to make vapers' lives more complicated. I figure most vapers who haven't gone DIY will regard it as easier to use a source outside the city limits than to start mixing stuff.
     
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  3. Beamslider

    Beamslider Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 29, 2017
    San Francisco
    Absolutely not worth it to the vape stores. Easy to get outside the city, have a coworker that lives outside city get it for you, or just order on line. More vapors will just get supplies and make their own juice. I have already switched to making it.

    The one vape/smoke shop I used to get cigs from when I was smoking is planning on closing when it takes effect. They say it isn't worth it since flavored cigs and ejuice is where most of the money comes in from.
     
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  4. Beamslider

    Beamslider Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 29, 2017
    San Francisco
    Today, there were signature gatherers in front of Trader Joe's market on California street collecting signatures to put a measure on the ballot to overturn this bill.

    So someone is funding a ballot initiative.
     
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  5. trying

    trying Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 11, 2010
    usa
    The SF flavor ban does not take place until April 2018 which is only a few months before the August 2018 FDA deeming regulations will take effect. If we do not stop the deeming regs. the flavor ban will have little effect.
     
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