Vaping has taken off in recent years as millions of people around the world try to quit cigarettes. But the e-cigarette craze has some worried that it could be a gateway to smoking for young people, “addicting a whole new generation to nicotine”. Legislation to ban e-cigarettes from shops and delivery to homes has been proposed by officials in San Francisco, reports Perspecs. Some argue, though, that a ban on e-cigarettes would throw former smokers under the bus and drive them back to cigarettes. The Claim San Francisco officials say they do not want e-cigarettes or the companies that make them in their city, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. City attorney Dennis Herrera and supervisor Shamann Walton have proposed two pieces of legislation that would ban the sale and shipment of e-cigarettes to shops and homes in San Francisco, and prevent e-cigarette companies from doing business on city property. Walton said that: “I don’t eventually want to see them leave this city. I would have liked for them to have been gone yesterday.” San Francisco already bans flavours such as fruit or sweets in tobacco products, but the legislation would go one step further and ban the sale of all… Read full this story
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