Vaping in the City – Golden Gate Xpress – Golden Gate Xpress

Vaping has become an epidemic among high school students according to Tobacco Free CA but is it may also an epidemic among college students.

Last year, SF tried to ban flavored tobacco including many vaping oils, but a tobacco industry campaign has but that ban on the June ballot to let the public decide and will be known as Prop E.

The tobacco industry has a long history of creating flavored products that are theorized to be aimed at young people even though you now have to be 21 to purchase tobacco and vaping products.

Vaping products were created to wean smokers off of cigarettes producing smoke similar to that of cigarette smoke but many of the vape users are minors that have never smoked cigarettes before and are more likely to move on to real cigarettes if they start with vaping according to NPR.

If this ban goes through, it will have an impact on SF’s economy for the bad and maybe good, “Because of these effects, the City may experience a loss of sales tax revenue from tobacco

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