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[California] Our Annual free Tobacco Documents Workshop for advocates, journalists, and regular people will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015

This one day event is to introduce advoactes, students, health professionals, journalists and anyone else is interested in how to use tobacco industry documents in their work. The workshop is at the UCSF Library at 530 Parnassus in San Francisco.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:52

[California] PAC with tobacco ties pushes for Nury Martinez, L.A. ballot measures

A political action committee partly backed by an affiliate of tobacco giant Phillip Morris USA is helping to promote the reelection bid of Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez and two measures to change L.A.’s election date, according to city reco
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 27, 2015 11:39

[California] San Mateo aiming for smoke ban: City Council prioritizes addressing secondhand smoke in apartments

Confronted by increasing complaints about the harmful impacts of smoking in apartment buildings, the City Council officially stepped on board in considering protective measures during its annual goal-setting study session Wednesday night.
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 27, 2015 09:35

[California] SAUNDERS: THE WAR ON DRUGS, SAN FRANCISCO-STYLE / What if, instead of tobacco, ballplayers chewed marijuana?

Given those very real assaults on the city’s quality of life, Supervisor Mark Farrell’s plan to introduce an ordinance banning the use of chewing tobacco at every ballpark in town comes across as a veritable trivial pursuit.
American Spectator
added Feb 26, 2015 09:01

[California] ZALAC: Higher cigarette taxes will do little to decrease smoking

New research by professors Kevin Callison and Robert Kaestner published in Regulation questions whether further raising cigarette taxes will do much to decrease smoking rates (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:33

[California] Some local cities receive failing grade in fight against tobacco / Calabasas drops to a B grade while Thousand Oaks earns a D

“Calabasas received an A overall in 2014 but in 2015 dropped to a B overall due to the increasing policy standards on what is considered smoke-free outdoor air, smoke-free housing and (reduction of) sales,”... The municipalities of Agoura Hills, Westlake
Thousand Oaks (CA) Acorn
added Feb 26, 2015 08:30

[California] Soboba Casino Unveils New Gaming Area of Casino, The Nook!

The Nook is the newest addition to Soboba's GIGANTIC non-smoking gaming area. It offers 37 slots in a fun and friendly environment that's sure to make locals and visitors from all over feel right at home.
PR Newswire
added Feb 25, 2015 20:12

[California] E-cigarette may have caused home explosion that injured O.C. teen

The 17-year-old boy injured in the blast was being taken to a hospital before police and paramedics arrived at the home, Dunn said. His injuries are not life-threatening, but his exact condition was unknown.
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 25, 2015 19:54

[California] EDITORIAL: It's time to tighten the rules on e-cigarettes

The Legislature should approve SB 140, which would make the sale of e-cigarettes to minors a misdemeanor...a new report by the California Department of Public Health casts doubt on one of the informal claims about e-cigarettes: that they help smokers qui
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 25, 2015 19:42

Bill would ban players, fans from using smokeless tobacco at Major League Baseball games in California

New legislation has been introduced that would ban fans and players from using smokeless tobacco at Major League Baseball games in California.
added Feb 25, 2015 09:50
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