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[California] Sniping: Homeless Youths' High-Risk Smoking Practice

It's called “sniping,” a slang term for scavenging cigarette butts and filters in public ashtrays or on the streets... A recent RAND survey of more than 290 homeless youth in Los Angeles County who engage in high-risk smoking practices found that three of
Rand Corporation
added Nov 23, 2015 17:05

[California] Two Bakersfield men file lawsuits claiming e-cigarettes exploded

During a press conference Thursday morning, Vincente Garza and his attorney, Gregory L. Bentley of the Shernoff Birdart Echeverria Bentley law firm, announced a lawsuit has been filed against the sellers and manufacturers of e-cigarettes that allegedly e
Bakersfield (CA) Californian
added Nov 23, 2015 00:17

[California] Bakersfield Man Suffers Serious Injuries After E-Cigarette Explosion

The lithium-ion battery exploded all over his bathroom, and left him with several serious injuries. Garza suffered damage to his mouth and doctors were even forced to amputate part of his left index finger as a result of the explosion.
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Nov 21, 2015 20:39

[California] Joe Manganiello Bowls, Smokes Cigars With Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer for His Bachelor Party

Joe Manganiello kept things classy for his bachelor party at The Roosevelt in Hollywood, Calif. earlier this month, with cigars, a few rounds of bowling, and plenty of friendly competition among some of Hollywood’s hottest men.
US Weekly Magazine
added Nov 21, 2015 20:15

[California] E-Cig Makers Face Suits Over Alleged Carcinogens

E-cigarette makers including R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co., NJOY, Inc., and Fontem US, Inc. fail to warn consumers that their vaping products produce two potentially cancer-causing agents in violation of California law, a health advocacy group says in newly fi
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Nov 21, 2015 17:26

[California] City leaders eye potential smoking restrictions

The City of Sonora could join a growing number of California cities and counties that are implementing policies to clamp down on smoking tobacco in public areas. The idea has been floated several times by the Sonora City Council at meetings in recent mo
Sonora (CA) Union Democrat
added Nov 21, 2015 16:27

[California] Former Toronto FC player Danny Califf has become unrecognizable by exploding e-cigarette

In a Thursday press conference held in Glendale, Bentley called the e-cigarette industry unknown territory because 90 percent of the products and batteries are made in China, and there is no way to hold those companies accountable.
Albany Daily Star (California Turkish Times)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:24


Three new exploding electronic cigarette cases in California have prompted major lawsuits against the industry after multiple people suffered severe burns to the body. Attorney Greg Bentley is behind all three cases that occurred within the state in 2015
KABC-TV Channel 7 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:23

[Canada, California] Former Toronto FC defender Danny Califf severely injured by exploding e-cigarette: Report

Let Danny Califf's mangled face serve as a warning to smokers. The former Toronto FC defender was hospitalized earlier this year after an e-cigarette blew up in his face.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:20

Tom Steyer donates $1 million to California initiative to raise tobacco tax

Steyer, a potential candidate for governor in 2018, said his donation to the Save Lives California group’s campaign is aimed at addressing health concerns over smoking. “We have a moral responsibility to stand up to tobacco companies and keep kids from
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 21, 2015 16:15
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