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Nike, Puma to stop using kangaroo leather

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Nike and Puma separately have vowed to stop using kangaroo leather in their products.

Nike's newest Tiempo soccer shoe franchise will "debut with a new Nike-only, proprietary synthetic upper, [with] a new material that is a better performance solution and replaces the use of kangaroo leather," company officials said.

Currently, California is the only state that prohibits the sale of kangaroo-based products. Oregon, where Nike is based, is looking to do the same.

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