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Tobacco Control in California, 2007-2014: A Resurgent Tobacco Industry While Inflation Erodes the California Tobacco Control Program (308 pp) (PDF)

Countering a resurging tobacco industry will require advocates to be much more visible and assertive in challenging politicians who take tobacco money. Progress on tobacco control has been concentrated at the local level where policymakers are relatively
eScholarship
added Oct 24, 2014 10:02
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California's tobacco control efforts losing steam, report finds

Once a highly successful program and international model, the state's anti-tobacco efforts now appear to be waning due to the decreased spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program, a resurgence of the tobacco industry in state politics, and t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 09:55
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California’s Tobacco Control Efforts Losing Steam: Reduced Spending Power, Resurgence of Big Tobacco, e-cigs to blame

“The combination of weak leadership at the state level, willingness of political leaders to accept tobacco industry money, and inflation eroding the spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program are compromising its effectiveness, which will l
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:34
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[California] Sonoma tables proposed rules for tobacco vendors

Sonoma wants to clamp down on tobacco retailers in hopes of curtailing children’s access to cigarettes and tobacco. While state and federal law prohibit its sale to minors, tobacco remains readily available to children, city officials have argued.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Oct 23, 2014 13:36
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[California] Healdsburg bans tobacco sales to anyone under 21

Healdsburg on Monday became the first city in the state to ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21, in a move hailed as a step to cutting down on youth smoking, but also criticized as putting local retailers at a disadvantage and e
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Oct 23, 2014 13:34
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[California] Smoking cigarettes inside apartments and condos may be banned in parts of San Mateo County

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider approving an ordinance that would ban smoking inside apartments, condominiums and other multiple-housing units. Health officials contend cigarette smoke can creep through floors, walls and air
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 21, 2014 13:23
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[California] GLANTZ: ACS CAN CALLS ON GOVERNOR BROWN TO RETURN THE $100,000 CONTRIBUTION FROM PHILIP MORRIS TO PROPOSITIONS 1 & 2

Good for ACS CAN in calling out Governor Brown for taking $100,000 from Philip Morris. He should do what ACS asks and give the money back (and pledge not to take any more).
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:00
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[California] ARCHIVE: LETTER: GALLEGOS: Smoking ordinance needs protection

There is a well-founded belief that there will be an effort to allow smoking back at outdoor dining areas and at the outdoor shopping areas throughout Glendale where city ordinances currently protect non-smokers from breathing secondhand tobacco smoke be
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 09:41
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[California] ARCHIVE: Glendale appointments spark fireworks

Gallegos, an anti-smoking advocate, said he wasn't surprised by the nomination but feared that it may impact no-smoking rules in the city's parks. "These are the ties that bind," said Gallegos, who is suing Najarian and Glendale Adventist Medical Center,
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 09:39
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[California] ARCHIVE: Court OKs 1st Amendment complaint against Najarian

A federal judge this week green-lighted an anti-smoking advocate's latest 1st Amendment complaint against Councilman Ara Najarian, whom the advocate claims got him fired from Glendale Adventist Medical Center because he spoke out against Najarian's propo
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 09:27
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