Vape Sales Banned, Cigarettes $10 In Sonoma County Under New Ordinance

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SONOMA COUNTY, CA — In response to public health data showing the use of e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco products — also known as vapes — is increasing among high school-aged youth, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to ban the sale of such products.

In Sonoma County, 46 percent of 11th-graders said they have used an e-cigarette, and 76 percent report that it is “fairly” or “very” easy to obtain e-cigarettes, according to the California Healthy Kids Survey.

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