San Francisco was right to ban flavored tobacco products

Get the Full StorySan Francisco, long a leader in fighting the addiction, misery and death caused by tobacco, is now the site of a fierce battle. In the summer of 2017, the city's Board of Supervisors unanimously supported a law to protect youth and adults from candy-flavored tobacco products and menthol cigarettes. San Francisco's visionary restriction on the sale of all flavored tobacco products was the first in the country.