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[California] Anti-tobacco group: Too early to know lasting effects of e-cigarettes

A California man claims one of the nation's largest tobacco makers has deceived consumers into thinking electronic cigarettes are safer, when, in reality, there is still little known about the new tobacco products. Jerod Harris, of Orange County, filed
Legal NewsLine
added Oct 9, 2015 17:52

[California] Should Apartment Buildings Be Smoke-free? Why Renters Need the Option to Avoid Harmful Secondhand Smoke

At Smokefree Air For Everyone, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit I direct, we get calls from people dealing with similar problems at least once a day. S.A.F.E. has been funded for 15 years by the California Department of Public Health’s Tobacco Control Progr
Zócalo Public Square (Arizona State University)
added Oct 9, 2015 13:00

[California] Anti-tobacco activists want Angels Camp to go smoke free

It may not be long before Angels Camp becomes a smoke-free city, at least if a handful of Angels Camp business owners, community leaders and high school students have anything to say about it.
Calaveras (CA) Enterprise
added Oct 8, 2015 21:22

[California] Cigarette Tax Headed Toward Ballot

Cigarette tax proponents, who on Wednesday sent ballot initiative language to the Attorney General's office, hope to collect enough signatures to put a $2-a-pack cigarette tax measure on the November 2016 ballot.
California Healthline
added Oct 8, 2015 20:42

[California] Council urged to consider smoke-free Angels Camp

Because of the orientation of the city, its tall buildings and narrow pathways, cigarette smoke — from as little as a few smokers walking down the street — can become trapped, ultimately altering the air quality. Reesman said, in many instances, smoke f
Sonora (CA) Union Democrat
added Oct 8, 2015 11:15

[California] Billionaire Tom Steyer joins campaign to increase cigarette taxes

A coalition of healthcare groups, joined by billionaire former hedge-fund manager Tom Steyer, on Wednesday launched a proposed statewide ballot initiative to impose a $2-a-pack tax on cigarettes. The money raised would help fund the treatment and resear
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 8, 2015 09:19

AUDIO: Billionaire Steyer To Fund California Cigarette Tax Effort

“We think this is a classic David and Goliath issue,” says billionaire Democratic activist Tom Steyer, quite possibly the richest David in the history of this metaphor. He says he’ll put his money up against the tobacco industry. “We are going to do wha
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Oct 8, 2015 09:18

Tom Steyer spending for California cigarette tax

A formidable and well-funded coalition of California labor and medical groups on Wednesday filed a health care-funding tobacco tax ballot initiative with a flourish, revealing that environmentalist mega-donor Tom Steyer had pledged to contribute some of
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 8, 2015 09:16

[California] Carmel votes for smoking ban

The ban forbids smoking throughout the city. It includes e-cigarettes, medical marijuana and smokeless tobacco. As it stands, the only place you will be able to smoke is in your car, in your home or in a hotel room that allows smoking.
Monterey County (CA) Herald
added Oct 7, 2015 13:52

[California] San Mateo takes aim at secondhand smoke: City restricts smoking, considers new electronic cigarettes retailer permit rules

Whether it’s traditional tobacco, medical marijuana or the increasingly popular electronic cigarettes, the San Mateo City Council is seeking to enact stricter regulations to deter unwanted exposure to secondhand smoke.
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Oct 7, 2015 12:41
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