Lawsuit Filed Against Los Angeles County Flavor Ban Ordinance

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The following article was submitted by the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO)

On June 1, 2020, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, American Snuff Company, LLC, and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc. filed a lawsuit in the Federal District Court for the Central District of California against the County of Los Angeles and the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against the Los Angeles County Tobacco Ordinance which bans the sale of menthol cigarettes and every flavored tobacco product.