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Campaign Seeks to End Sale of Flavored Tobacco in San Diego and Chula Vista

A selection of flavored e-cigarettes.Courtesy San Diego vs Big Cigarette

A coalition of health, parent and community organizations launched a campaign on Tuesday to end sales of flavored tobacco products in San Diego and Chula Vista.

NS “Sun Diego vs Big TobaccoThe campaign targeted menthol tobacco, flavored cigars, e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and flavored shisha, and requested the mayors and city councils of both cities to enact local ordinances to discontinue sales.

Adrian Kwiatkowski, Coalition Manager for the San Diego Campaign, said:

The local campaign began with a press conference outside the city hall. Speakers accused the tobacco industry of deliberately targeting the black community with menthol products, with teens accusing them of various flavor products, some pretending to be candy.

Members of the Union include the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society, the American Pediatric Society, the San Diego County Medical Society, the San Ysidro Health Center, the San Diego Family Health Center, and a campaign for children without tobacco. increase.

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