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[California] Berkeley weighs unprecedented limits on tobacco sales

ordinance would prohibit the sale of tobacco goods within 1,000 feet of any school or public park in Berkeley and require anyone selling e-cigarettes to obtain a tobacco retailer’s license....buffer zones would encompass most of the city’s commercial dist
San Francisco Chronicle
added Apr 18, 2015 07:56

[California] S.F. picked as lead city in effort in ban chewing tobacco at MLB stadiums

Out of the park: The Giants’ home opener at AT&T Park wasn’t just about baseball — it was also the leadoff event for advocates hoping to ban chewing tobacco at Major League Baseball stadiums.
San Francisco Chronicle blogs
added Apr 16, 2015 13:30

California Democrats trying to raise cigarette tax

Tobacco interest groups such as the Cigar Association of America told on Wednesday that they will be looking into different tactics to fight the tax but no decisions have been made yet. The bill to increase the smoking age passed unanimousl
Fox News
added Apr 16, 2015 10:09


The recent anti-tobacco proposals would: Increase the legal smoking age from 18 to 21; Increase the state’s cigarette excise tax by $2 per pack (currently 87 cents per pack); Bar electronic cigarettes from public places where smoking is prohibited; and
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 16, 2015 10:07

[California] SB-24 Electronic cigarettes: licensing and restrictions.(2015-2016)

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH / HEARING DATE: April 15, 2015 / SUMMARY: Extends Stop Tobacco Access to Kids Enforcement Act requirements to the sale of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs), distinct from the definition of tobacco products, and requires enforcement
Official California Legislative Information
added Apr 15, 2015 08:46

[California] Measures in the fight on tobacco and e-cigarettes

• Include e-cigarettes in a special enforcement program against the sale of cigarettes to minors. (SB 24) • Strengthen existing law prohibiting online marketing of tobacco to minors. (AB 1541) • Make tobacco cessation services a covered Medi-Cal benef
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 15, 2015 08:37

New bills renew California's anti-smoking effort

California has become a battleground between the tobacco industry and health groups as lawmakers push proposals that include increasing cigarette taxes by $2 a pack and raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. The state once led the nation in snuffi
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 15, 2015 08:21

[California] EDITORIAL: State health agency does Big Tobacco's dirty work on e-cigarettes

the report ignored or incorrectly cited multiple studies that call into question many fundamental claims – namely, that e-cigarettes do not assist in smoking cessation (studies show they do) and release harmful chemicals like formaldehyde (only if they ar
Orange County (CA) Register
added Apr 14, 2015 16:21

[California] Ban chewing tobacco at baseball games? Voters like the idea

A new poll by market researcher Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates shows about two-thirds of city voters support the proposal. The telephone survey of 503 city voters was conducted in late March and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.5 pe
San Francisco Chronicle
added Apr 14, 2015 02:49

[California] On Giants’ Home Opening Day, New Poll Shows Strong Support for Measure To Make San Francisco Baseball Completely Tobacco-Free

– A new poll shows San Francisco voters strongly support a proposal before the Board of Supervisors to prohibit the use of all tobacco products – including chewing and spit tobacco – at all baseball venues within the city. The measure aims to set the righ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 13, 2015 22:43
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