In a desperate and dishonest ploy to keep children addicted to tobacco products, Big Tobacco has staged a last-minute, all-out assault on Senate Bill 793. Big Tobacco is now bombarding the public with propaganda attacks on legislators who support the historic legislation to ban flavored tobacco products.
One mailer sent to Sacramento County residents in recent days actually depicts Asm. Kevin McCarty of Sacramento as a supporter of tobacco. But McCarty has been fighting for years to get dangerous flavored tobacco products off of the market. [...]