If passed, this ballot measure would overturn and replace existing e-cigarette restrictions in San Francisco.
Current restrictions include a ban, which goes into effect in January 2020, on the sale of any non-FDA-approved e-cigarette products, as well as a blanket ban on flavored tobacco products.
Proposition C would overturn the restriction on non-FDA-approved products, replacing it with a limit on how much of certain products could be sold within a certain timeframe. It may also overturn the city’s current ban on flavored tobacco for e-cigarettes. Proposition C would also prohibit advertising designed to appeal to kids, including advertising on social media platforms with audiences that were primarily under the age of 21.
Civic spoke with San Francisco Examiner reporter Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez about the election. Here’s what he had to say about Prop C: