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Big tobacco tries to stop California flavored tobacco ban

Nov. 29, 2022 19:37 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco companies filed a request Tuesday asking the U.S. Supreme Court to impose an emergency order to stop California from enforcing a ban on flavored tobacco products that was overwhelmingly approved by voters earlier this month. The ban...

Vaping company Juul cuts 400 jobs amid growing setbacks

Nov. 10, 2022 15:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embattled vaping company Juul Labs announced hundreds of layoffs Thursday as the company weathers lawsuits, government bans and increasing competition for its electronic cigarettes. Juul said it has obtained new financing to stay in business and continue...

Voters approve California law banning flavored tobacco

Nov. 09, 2022 00:21 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Californians on Tuesday voted to allow a law banning flavored tobacco products such as menthol cigarettes and strawberry gummy vaping juice to go into effect. With about a quarter of the ballots counted, Proposition 31 won handily with 76.5% of the vote. ...