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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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[California] Novato council approves law restricting tobacco sales

The Novato City Council this week approved an ordinance restricting sales of tobacco products, a week after sidestepping a vote to hear more from concerned merchants. The ordinance, first approved Jan. 10, was set for a final vote Jan. 24 until retailer
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[California] GREENHUT: The Ever-Expanding Reach of Anti-Tobacco Zealots

Tobacco retailers have pressed the Novato City Council to reconsider the most noxious elements of the ordinance at a council meeting next week. Maybe city officials ought to enlist the aid of landlords to defend this monstrosity. The law is not a good id
American Spectator
added Mar 24, 2017 20:33
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[California] Mill Valley Lawmaker Wants to Ban Smoking at State Beaches, Parks

A Marin County lawmaker's 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 e
Patch.org
added Mar 23, 2017 21:43
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[California] Stanislaus County lags in tobacco prevention efforts

Turlock and the other cities in Stanislaus County continue to score poorly in the American Lung Association's annual report ... gave Stanislaus County cities “D” and “F” grades for implementing and continuing key tobacco control policies. The report gave
Turlock (CA) Journal
added Mar 22, 2017 16:53
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[California] SUMMERS: Electronic cigarette myths should go up in smoke

In their zeal to punish the evil tobacco industry, many have thrown the baby out with the bathwater by ignoring scientific evidence, mislabeling e-cigarettes as dangerous tobacco products and stifling, and restricting access to, a technology that helps t
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Mar 21, 2017 23:29
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Workplace secondhand smoke exposure: a lingering hazard for young adults in California [FREE FULL TEXT]

33% of young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area still reported workplace SHS exposure in the past week, with those in lower income occupations and working in non-office environments experiencing the greatest exposure. Closing the gaps that exempt certai
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:25
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[California] Court: Causation Opinion Admissible, Punitives OK In $6.5M Asbestos Verdict ($$)

properly admitted expert testimony that every identifiable exposure to asbestos contributes to mesothelioma, a California appeals court held March 17, while also rejecting challenges involving tobacco use and an award of punitive damages (Charity Faith Ph
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 20, 2017 20:48
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