Capitol Alert

August 6, 2014

California lawmakers kill measure to ban sale of e-cigarettes in vending machines

A proposal to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes in California vending machines died in an Assembly committee Wednesday as both sides accused the other of advancing the interests of tobacco companies at the expense of public health.

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