San Francisco on Tuesday voted to ban sales of e-cigarettes, including products from locally-headquartered Juul. The city's Mayor London Breed has 10 days to review the legislation and potentially sign it into law. If she does, it will go into effect in seven months, after which it will be illegal to sell nicotine vaporizer products in stores or for online retailers to ship the goods to San Francisco. It will be the first ban of its kind in the country. City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who co-sponsored the bill, said that the increase in e-cigarettes have led to increased rates of nicotine addiction among young people. Cigarettes and other tobacco products, as well as recreational marijuana, remain legal in the city.
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