According to foreign reports, RJ Renault tobacco company, American Snuff company, Renault steam company, Santa Fe natural tobacco company, Philip Morris USA, John Middleton company, American smokeless tobacco company, helix innovations, neighborhood Market Association and other tobacco companies filed a lawsuit on October 9, demanding the abolition of California flavor ban.
Since January 1, 2021, California law prohibits the sale of mint cigarettes and all other flavored tobacco and steam products, except for premium cigars, hookah and loose leaf tobacco.
The lawsuit seeks a ruling declaring that the prevention of domestic smoking and tobacco control act takes precedence over the California ban on the sale of all flavored tobacco products, thereby rendering the law invalid and unenforceable, declaring that the law is invalid and unenforceable under the commercial provisions of the U.S. Constitution, and a preliminary and permanent ban that prevents California from imposing all flavor tobacco products The enforcement and enforcement of sales.
California governor Gavin Newsom signed the ban on August 28. Opponents filed a petition demanding that the issue be submitted to a referendum to be overturned shortly after the vote was passed.