NATIONAL. Big Tobacco is marketing vapes to our kids, so our city took them on and won — it’s the FDA’s turn now (The Hill)


By Tomas Aragon and Derek Smith

The FDA recently announced that it considers a new surge in teen e-cigarette use to be an epidemic, and will give e-cigarette manufacturers 60 days to prove that they are not marketing to kids. This is a very welcome move for those of us who have been pushing to prevent teen tobacco use. Our city recently took on the makers of e-cigarettes and won. The FDA should take San Francisco's lead and do everything it can to protect kids from Big Tobacco. Read the full article