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[California] Secondhand marijuana smoke also bad for blood vessels

Breathing secondhand cigarette smoke damages blood and heart vessels — and so does marijuana smoke, UCSF scientists have found. When researchers exposed lab rats to 30 minutes of secondhand marijuana smoke, they saw a 70 percent decline in the function o
San Francisco Chronicle
added Nov 25, 2014 10:05
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Light and Intermittent Smoking Among California Black, Hispanic/Latino, and Non-Hispanic White Men and Women

LITS rates increased over time for male and female Black, Latino and White adults. There is a need for increased tobacco control attention to LITS across all ethnic groups, but with additional focus on Blacks, Latinos, and women who have the highest rates
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 24, 2014 20:40
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[California] RIOS: Separate designated vaping area

De Anza College has considered creating a separate area for those who use vaporizers as opposed to standard cigarettes... Those within the two social circles do not feel the need to separate from each other.
La Voz Weekly (De Anza College)
added Nov 22, 2014 16:21
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[California] Smokers hold out for habit despite public pressure, taxes

A coalition of health advocacy groups says increasing taxes on cigarettes will shock more people into quitting, thereby lowering health care costs and saving taxpayer dollars. Dubbed Save Lives California, the coalition comprises the American Lung Associ
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 22, 2014 12:56
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California tobacco tax backers unveil new campaign

a coalition of labor and health advocates unveiled on Thursday a campaign to impose a $2-a-pack cigarette tax through legislation or a ballot initiative. “Smoking-related disease remains the world’s most preventable cause of disease,” Dr. Richard Thorp,
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 21, 2014 01:34
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California health and child-welfare agency may seek increase in tobacco tax

With smoking on the decline and cigarette sales continuing to fall in California, a state health and child-welfare agency that relies on tobacco taxes for funding is exploring new ways to get money.
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 20, 2014 09:58
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Some California Politicians Find Tobacco Money Hard To Resist

six candidates for the State Assembly each accepted $4,100 from tobacco giant Philip Morris just before Election Day. All of them are Democrats. Knox pointed out Republicans take tobacco money, too. Since July, the California Republican Party has receiv
KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Nov 20, 2014 09:57
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[California] Last coastal city holdout may reconsider smoking ban

Oceanside is expected to re-evaluate in December its decision not to ban restaurant patio smoking. City Council considered a no-smoking ordinance in June 2013, but the item did not receive a motion for a vote. Oceanside is the only North County coastal c
Coast News (Encinitas, CA)
added Nov 18, 2014 16:17
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TRANSCRIPT: UC Report Says Program to Diminish Tobacco Use in California Is Fading (PDF)

(Glantz): "The ability of the state to actively engage the tobacco industry through the state tobacco program has been about cut in half." Less cash means a much smaller media budget. Advertising on radio and billboards has been eliminated, with a n
California Healthline
added Nov 18, 2014 11:12
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UCSF Report Says Program To Diminish Tobacco Use in California Is Fading

researchers said efforts to raise additional money have failed, in part because of increased willingness among state legislators to accept tobacco industry campaign donations. The report includes comments from: Kimberly Amazeen, vice president of public p
California Healthline
added Nov 18, 2014 11:10
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