SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors has approved a new ordinance that would ban the sale of candy-flavored tobacco.
It would remove tobacco products, including candy-flavored e-cigarettes and minty-menthol cigarettes, off store shelves across Sacramento County.READ MORE: VIDEO: Coyote Leaves Dead Cat On East Sacramento Lawn
Supporters claim tobacco companies use these flavors to get children addicted to their products.READ MORE: Jury Finds Eric Holder Guilty Of Murdering Rapper Nipsey Hussle
The ordinance was approved on Tuedsay. Supervisors are expected to vote on adopting the ordinance two weeks from Tuesday.MORE NEWS: California Woman Avoided Prison By Faking Cancer, Forging Notes; Sentence Now Tripled
It will go into full effect on July 25, 2022.