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Strict E-Cigarette Laws Could Send Smokers Back to the Real Thing

Policymakers see banning e-cigarettes as an easy public health victory. Experts say the plan will backfire.

E-Cigarettes made by Juul are displayed at Smoke and Gift Shop on June 25, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

InIn July, San Francisco Mayor London Breed put pen to paper, signing an ordinance to effectively ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, making it the first major city in the…