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[UK, California] CLARK: No excuse

The pro-vaping documentary finally makes its UK cinema debut next week. Ignore the cancellation of screenings in Manchester and Preston. In Scotland the Glasgow Braehead screening is going ahead on Wednesday (October 26) with 77/100 tickets sold.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:38
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[California] West Hollywood Councilmembers Duran and Horvath and LGBTQ Community Leaders Gather to Urge Voters to Support Prop 56 and Combat Tobacco-Related Deaths

The campaign’s latest supporters, West Hollywood City Councilmember John Duran, Councilmember Lindsey Horvath and local community and advocacy leaders, joined forces with Yes on Prop 56 to stand up to big tobacco’s LGBTQ youth targeted marketing tactics,
Yes on
added Oct 21, 2016 21:15

[California] EDITORIAL: Yes on 56: Higher cigarette taxes

For some, it will be tough to adjust to, but that might just be the wake-up call big tobacco needs to release its grip on suffering communities.
Daily Californian (UC Berkeley)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16
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Vaping on the verge: With Prop. 56, California could start taxing e-cigs like tobacco

the argument that e-cigarettes and vaping are a safer alternative to tobacco is being voiced at the grassroots level, as wholesalers talk to vape store owners, who then encourage their customers to vote against the measure. The stakes for this nascent ind
added Oct 21, 2016 04:26

[California] Essential Politics: Tobacco companies claim proponents of cigarette tax will 'use the new revenue to enrich their top executives'

the No on Proposition 56 campaign contends that the doctors and health insurance groups financing the initiative wrote it to avoid external oversight over the money going to low-income patient care. “They even exempted themselves from the new audit requi
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 21, 2016 00:21

Western Dental Joins California Health Leaders Supporting Proposition 56

Western Dental, which has more than 160 California offices, joins a broad alliance of Proposition 56 supporters that includes physicians, educators, health care advocates, and organizations such as California Dental Association, California Medical Associ
PR Newswire
added Oct 20, 2016 23:55

[California] Assemblyman Dr. Joaquin Arambula, Local Doctors and Health Advocates Endorse Prop 56, Stand Up to Deceitful Tobacco Company-Funded Ads

“I’m supporting Prop 56 to protect kids and save lives,” said Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula. “As an emergency room physician, I saw the worst of what tobacco did to people, because many came to the emergency room gravely sick. Their immune systems
Yes on
added Oct 20, 2016 21:24

[California] SKELTON: Capitol Journal The tobacco industry's strategy to kill a new statewide cigarette tax: Blow a lot of smoke

what they’re spewing is so disingenuous and hypocritical it’s a joke. The cigarette makers are bellyaching about the “wealthy special interests” — doctors, dentists, hospitals, health insurers — who are trying to “tax grab” on the Nov. 8 ballot. What’s b
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 20, 2016 13:33

Why business groups aren't fighting California's tobacco and income tax hike initiatives

“This isn’t something that we’re taking on for self-interested, bottom-line reasons,” said Micah Weinberg, president of the research arm of the Bay Area Council business group. “We think that stopping youth smoking is an important thing to do.”
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 20, 2016 13:31
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[California] Proposed $2 cigarette tax sparks fear of sale of “loosies”

Oakland store workers are worried about the steep price hike...their main concerns are actually the unintended consequences of the measure, like increases in cigarette theft and illegal sales of single cigarettes, that will also undercut their bottom line
Oakland (CA) North
added Oct 19, 2016 20:53
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