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[California] With $2 Tobacco Tax Looming, SF Doubles Down On Anti-Smoking Campaign

"Heavy smokers are going to continue to smoke, and most heavy smokers already don't have that much money," said Ribhi Mohammed of the Lower Haight's O'Looneys Market. That's why the city is redoubling its efforts to get smokers to quit altogether. Star
Hoodline
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[California] VIDEO: Cigarette Tax Goes up $2 This Saturday

Starting this Saturday, April 1, cigarettes and tobacco related products are going to be much more expensive. The tax on them will go up by $2 dollars, from $0.87, to $2.87. Voters passed the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act
KSEE 24 (Fresno, CA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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[California] Huge cigarette tax will kick in Saturday

On Saturday, the tax on a pack of cigarettes in California will increase $2, rising from 87 cents to $2.87. The tax increase was authorized when voters in November approved Proposition 56, the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax A
Stockton (CA) Record
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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[California] City offers quitting help before tobacco tax kicks in Saturday

On Saturday, a new tax will slap an extra $2 on every pack of cigarettes sold in the state. If the extra money isn’t enough of an incentive to drop the habit, a new city initiative might be. The San Francisco Department of Public Health will offer free
San Francisco Chronicle
added Mar 29, 2017 19:12
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[California] Tobacco Cos. Up Prices Ahead of Calif. Tax Hike

In November, Californians approved a referendum that will increase the state's excise tax on cigarettes, including e-cigarettes, to $2.87 a pack from $0.87, beginning April 1. The hike is expected to add $1.4 billion annually to the state's coffers.
Investopedia.com
added Mar 29, 2017 10:05
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California targets candy-flavored tobacco as teen ‘gateway’ to cigarette smoking

More teens are turning to fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco, raising concerns that sweetened e-cigarettes and cigarillos are a gateway to nicotine addiction. A California anti-tobacco campaign targeting teens has ramped up in high schools and at a recent
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 28, 2017 02:30
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Altria to Beat California to the Punch by Raising Cigarette Prices

The price increase comes earlier than usual, and sends other tobacco companies rushing to raise prices too.
Motley Fool
added Mar 28, 2017 00:10
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[California] Novato Lawmaker Wants to Ban Smoking at State Beaches, Parks

bill that seeks to prohibit smoking on state beaches and parks cleared its first hurdle this week, passing the Assembly Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee. Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) has authored AB 725 in an effort to "protect Californ
Patch.org
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[California] Survey: E-cigarettes, alcopops plentiful in Marin

more Marin stores are selling flavored, non-cigarette tobacco products, according to a new statewide survey. The survey also found that nearly 63 percent of Marin stores that sell alcohol are selling alcopops — flavored alcoholic beverages that appeal to
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[California] George Russell: E-cigs, alcopops plentiful in Marin

There has been a significant increase in the number of Marin stores selling electronic smoking devices over the past three years, and more Marin stores are selling flavored, non-cigarette tobacco products, according to a new statewide survey. The survey
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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