Posted by: audreybenenati | March 8, 2010

Clinton lawmaker wants Utah to ban nicotine ‘candies’


By Dan Weist (Standard-Examiner Davis Bureau)

Last Edit: Mar 5 2010 – 11:23pm

SALT LAKE CITY — A Davis County lawmaker says the threat of a lawsuit from the tobacco industry will not deter him from completing legislation to ban flavored smokeless tobacco products.

Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clinton, sponsored the legislative ban, which awaits a final vote in the Senate.

Ray on Friday called the products nicotine candy and said he wants to keep them out of the hands of children and young people.

The products — not yet available in Utah — have various flavors and often combine candy shapes with nicotine.

Read the rest at http://www.standard.net/topics/drugs/2010/03/05/clinton-lawmaker-wants-utah-ban-nicotine-candies

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