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Supervisors vote to ban tobacco-flavored products

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors Sept. 24 unanimously voted its intent to approve a ban on flavored tobacco products, including menthol, despite protests by dozens of tobacco business owners and advocates who support vaping and e-cigarettes as aids to quitting smoking. Groups from both sides of the issue tried to shout each Read More…

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Panel weighs pros and cons of marijuana legalization

BOYLE HEIGHTS — Retail shops on every corner and advertising targeted towards kids and teens were some concerns addressed by a panel discussing Proposition 64, a measure on the Nov. 8 state ballot that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The group Rethinking Access to Marijuana (RAM) collaborated with the office of Los Angeles Read More…