San Francisco became the first city in the US despite the region's escalating homeless crisis, violent drug use, skyrocketing, and illegal immigration. San Francisco focused on the biggest swath on the city: E-cigarettes.
To ban the sale of e-cigarettes this week makes it illegal for vendors to sell any product that evaporates nicotine.
BREAKING: San Francisco has banned sales of Juuls and other e-cigarettes, and becomes the first US city to do so https://t.co/IRENFT5GBV pic.twitter.com/wpKMYahkqM
– Bloomberg (@business) June 25, 2019
"The city voted Tuesday to ban the sale of e-cigarettes, making it illegal to sell nicotine vaporizer products in stores or for online retailers The ban will be the first of its kind to enter into the United States, and the scheme will now go to the mayor to log in. Cigarettes and other tobacco products remain legal in the city, along with leisure marijuana, Bloomberg says.
"These are groundbreaking laws that show that local authorities are willing to go up," [City Attorney Dennis Herrera] said. "What you want to see after this legislation is other jurisdiction that looks at what they can be prepared to protect their young. "
Kalifo rniens escalating homeless crisis took a turn in worse last month, with local reporters who found
"The inhabitants of five to six ramshackle wooden houses built in a private industrial park near Stevenson Boulevard and I-880 in San Francisco. Fremont faces eviction, "reports CBS San Francisco.
" Crews equipped with chainsaws and hand saws have begun to clean up the structure and cut off limbs to make it harder to occupy and easily see the homeless taking refuge in the trees. They are about half way through the long line with more than 60 eucalyptus trees, adding the local news channel.
"I think it's a good idea indeed, I think it's actually something people would benefit from if we had the right knowledge of trees," a homeless man said.
"There are many women working here late … so I'm worried that I could be in danger", added a female worker employed in the industrial park.
San Francisco's residents continued to flee from the region's escalating homeless crisis this week; With new statistics showing the local transient population increasing by 17% since 2017, officials are raising more than $ 300 million annually to regain control.
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