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The debate over the health risks of Juul, vaping and e-cigarettes is now spilling into the public square. In one of the most restrictive measures nationwide, San Francisco voters in June upheld by a large majority — nearly 70 percent — a ban on the sale of flavored vaping products, as well as conventional menthol cigarettes.

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An autopsy report says a 38-year-old Florida man was killed by an exploding vape pen.

Jacksonville City Councilman John Crescimbeni wants to find out whether the state’s tobacco laws prevent the city from having a say over the sale of e-cigarettes.

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Voters will get a chance to decide this fall whether to ban nearshore oil and gas drilling and prevent people from vaping or using electronic cigarettes in many public places, under a proposed constitutional amendment approved Monday.

A proposal to ban the smoking of electronic vaping devices is now heading to the full Constitution Revision Commission—the panel that meets every 20 years to change Florida’s constitution.