Newsom signs ban on ‘forever chemicals’ in cosmetics and clothes, but vetoes tracking program

Read the full story in The Hill.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) late Thursday night signed two bills that will ban cancer-linked “forever chemicals” from cosmetic products and textiles in the state beginning in 2025.

The same evening, however, the governor vetoed a third bill that would have created a publicly accessible database of consumer items that contain these toxic compounds.

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