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[California] E-cigarette study could propel law: Sen. Mark Leno seeks to classify vapor cigs as tobacco product

A new study that health advocates say proves electronic cigarettes contain cancer-causing chemicals could help boost legislative efforts to regulate... Yet e-cigarette industry advocates argue the scientific testing of e-cigarettes needs to be refined an
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Sep 3, 2015 12:33

[California] EDITORIAL: Making the most of a cigarette tax hike

A well-crafted cigarette tax is a thing of beauty. Not only does it raise revenue, but it helps reduce smoking rates and deters teenagers from developing a cigarette habit, preventing many premature deaths. California, whose cigarette taxes are in the bo
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 3, 2015 11:46

[California] A Smoking Gun: Cancer-causing chemicals in e-cigarettes (PDF)

Twenty-one of the 24 companies whose products were tested had at least one product that produced high levels of one or both of these chemicals, in violation of California’s consumer protection law, Proposition 65. CEH is taking legal action against th
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Sep 2, 2015 21:19

NOTICE OF VIOLATION / California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act / Formaldehyde Exposures Resulting From Use Of Electronic Cigarette Devices (PDF)

This Notice addresses consumer exposures to formaldehyde. Use of the products identified in this Notice results in human exposures to formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is produced when electronic cigarette devices are used in the intended manner. The primary rou
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Sep 2, 2015 20:51

LaFAIVE/NESBIT: California Tax Bills Asking for Trouble

Lawmakers raising cigarette excise taxes are well-intentioned but misguided
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Sep 2, 2015 20:36
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[California] Davis bans smoking in parks, other public areas

City Council votes unanimously for smoking ban in parks, plazas, recreation areas / Several other cities in the state already have passed such bans / Davis now looking at banning smoking in private homes that are part of multifamily housing units
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 2, 2015 20:27

[California, Massachusetts] Boston City Council Votes to Take Tobacco Out of Baseball, Including Historic Fenway Park

Boston joins San Francisco in making all baseball stadiums tobacco-free, with both ordinances scheduled to take effect before the 2016 season (San Francisco on January 1 and Boston on April 1). These great baseball cities have set a powerful example that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 2, 2015 14:38

[California] VIDEO: Miley Cyrus spotted smoking backstage at VMA press tent

Miley Cyrus entered the VMA press tent backstage and sparked what appeared to be a joint before handing it to someone in the crowd. Cyrus has openly talked about her affinity for marijuana.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 1, 2015 20:30

Dr. Frank Staggers Jr.: California tobacco bill will save lives, dollars

The physician members of the California Medical Association and the Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association, along with our partners in the Save Lives Coalition urge our local legislators to support these critical reforms that will save thousands of liv
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 1, 2015 18:22

[California] GLANTZ: Powerful evidence that kids who use e-cigs more likely to start smoking cigarettes

This large, carefully done study followed 2530 9th graders for a year... It also blows away arguments that the results from our earlier cross-sectional study that showed strong linkages between e-cigarette use and progression to established smoking were t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 1, 2015 13:32
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