July 17, 2019

The Los Angeles Times, Colleen Shalby, July 16, 2019- The city of Ventura is one step closer to banning the sale of flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, oils, cigarillos, cigarettes and loose tobacco. Ventura Mayor Matt Lavere and Councilwoman Cheryl Heitmann directed City Council staff to draft an ordinance that …

July 12, 2019

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CNBC, Chloe Taylor, July 11, 2019- Sugary drinks like orange juice or soda may increase the risk of contracting cancer, French scientists have claimed. In a study published Wednesday, researchers from Sorbonne Paris Cite University, said the consumption of sugary soft drinks — including 100% fruit juice — was “significantly associated …

September 6, 2018

KIRO 7 News, Graham Johnson, September 3, 2018- At a Labor Day event in Burien, union leaders stumped for Initiative 1634, which would block Seattle-style soda taxes. “It supports affordable groceries,” said Nicole Grant of the Martin Luther King, Jr. County Labor Council. I-1634 leaves Seattle’s controversial sugary beverage tax alone but would …