Court Reinstates Lawsuit Against S.F. Tobacco Ban

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A state appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit filed by Walgreens drugstore chain that challenges a San Francisco ordinance prohibiting tobacco sales at drugstores. The First District Court of Appeal on Tuesday said the ban could be unconstitutional because it only targets drugstores while allowing supermarkets and big-box. . . . Full version available to subscribers.