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[California] Competency Hearing Delayed in Smoking-Bothered-Him Case

A mental competency hearing was postponed Monday until Feb. 9 for a man accused of stabbing a woman near Belmont Park because her smoking bothered him. Terrance Alphonce Behan, 71, is charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon in the stabbing near
Times of San Diego
added Jan 26, 2015 22:28
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Lawmaker wants to restrict e-cigarettes in California

A state lawmaker wants to ban e-cigarettes from restaurants, bars and other workplaces in California where smoking is currently prohibited, but the proposal is expected to face stiff opposition from the tobacco industry.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 26, 2015 21:48
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[California] A higher bar for East Bay cities anti-smoking grades

Pleasant Hill, Fremont and Martinez were once at the forefront of tobacco control efforts among East Bay cities. But in the past few years, other cities -- including Walnut Creek and Richmond -- have passed tougher laws, raising the bar for all others.
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Jan 24, 2015 18:28
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[California] Solano receives an F when it comes to smoke free environment

“The report is not at all reflective of the decision we made this month,” said Supervisor Erin Hannigan, who spearheaded the new policy. “We’re hoping to raise those grades.” Hannigan, who also initiated the need for smokefree parks in the city of Valle
Vacaville (CA) Reporter
added Jan 23, 2015 12:07
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[California] Santa Monica Earns A Grade for Curbing Smoking

Santa Monica, which has been battling the harmful effects of second-hand smoking for more than a decade, was among just 13 cities or counties in the state that received an overall grade of A. Among the 13 with top grades, Culver City raised its grade fr
Santa Monica (CA) Lookout
added Jan 23, 2015 11:25
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[California] Tobacco control policies making little progress, report shows

Two new reports found that progress in combating the use of tobacco products has stalled in Merced County... The American Lung Association in California also released a state report, providing county-by-county and city-by-city information.
Merced (CA) Sun-Star
added Jan 23, 2015 11:13
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[California] PROTECT YOUR FAMILY FROM E-CIGARETTES / The Facts You Need to Know (PDF)

ARE THEY SAFE TO SMOKE INDOORS? No. E-cigarettes pollute the air with tiny particles that get trapped in the lungs. Just like regular cigarettes, the pollution from e-cigarettes may hurt others.
California Department of Public Health
added Jan 21, 2015 14:24
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GLANTZ: ACSH's Gilbert Ross attacks California Dept of Public Health for releasing sensible brochure on e-cigarettes

Instead of tending to patients, Ross spent all of 1996 at a federal prison camp in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, having being sentenced to 46 months in prison for his participation in a scheme that ultimately defrauded New York's Medicaid program of approxim
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 21, 2015 10:56
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American Lung Association "State of Tobacco Control 2015" Report Calls on California to Increase Efforts to Eliminate Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease

Once a national leader in tobacco control efforts, progress is at a standstill in California as advances in statewide tobacco control policies have stagnated. These were the findings of the 13th annual American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 20
PR Newswire
added Jan 21, 2015 10:41
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[California] A Response to the CDPH's Anti E-Cig Campaign from Florida Based Electronic Cigarette Company Totally Wicked

Totally Wicked is both saddened and dismayed at the extent of what appears to be a deliberate misinformation and smearing campaign against electronic cigarettes by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)[1].
PR Newswire
added Jan 21, 2015 10:41
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