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[California] Seeking two tobacco control researchers to work with Prof Stanton Glantz at UCSF

two individuals interested in conducting a broad range of research projects related to tobacco control. These include: (1) State and local policymaking process as it relates to tobacco control. The project involves preparing detailed case studies on toba
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 29, 2014 13:44
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Big Tobacco Makes a Comeback in California: Even Democrats Are Taking Money From Tobacco Companies | The Snitch

The tobacco industry is tightening its grip on California politics in attempt to block anti-tobacco legislation — and its working, according to a new study from UCSF. Big tobacco has donated some $64 million to various political campaigns over the last s
San Francisco Weekly
added Oct 29, 2014 10:16
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[California] Smoking on campus continues despite smoking ban

Although the policy is into its second semester, many students and faculty still feel it’s presence on campus. “I’ve seen it a lot by the transit station, and a few when walking from the bridge from the dorms,” nursing sophomore Ariana Chaney said. “I’ve
Daily Aztec (San Diego State U.)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:22
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[California] KRAMER: Assignment: Ukiah - How to quit smoking before you even start

Ever since that six-minute experience with Mister Tobacco (not including the subsequent six hours of puking) I've been completely indifferent to the allure and charms of smoking cigarettes. Nor has brother Bill ever smoked a cigarette, thus providing evi
Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal
added Oct 27, 2014 14:58
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UCSF report: California Tobacco Control Program under threat

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
News-Medical.net
added Oct 26, 2014 20:15
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[California] Pot Leaves? Cigarettes? Some Complain Halloween Costumes For Kids Go Too Far

“This is our baby marijuana pot leaf costume,” says Johnathon Weeks, owner of BrandsOnSale, an online costume retailer and manufacturer in Banning.,,pot leaf costume is a favorite, so is a cigarette baby costume
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:17
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California City Becomes First In State To Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21

Healdsburg, California's city council voted 4-1 Monday to raise the age threshold required for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21. (California state law mandates that no tobacco products or paraphernalia are sold to anyone under 18.)
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:01
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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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