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[Asia-pacific, USA, California] CA SENATORS SPLIT ON FAST-TRACK OF TRADE PACT IN SENATE

Senate has voted 65 to 33 to take up HR 1314... California’s two Senators, both Democrats, split on the issue. Senator Dianne Feinstein voted in favor, while Senator Barbara Boxer voted against the fast-tracking.
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added May 21, 2015 20:50
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[California] Nearly $2 million in contraband cigarettes, tobacco products trashed at Yolo County event

Products were seized by state Board of Equalization investigators over 13-year period Items destroyed were confiscated from Bakersfield to the Oregon border, 2001 - 2014...the largest one-time destruction of contraband cigarettes and tobacco products in
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 20, 2015 23:44
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[California] Santa Clara County Looks At Raising Legal Age To Purchase Tobacco, E-Cigarettes To 21

The proposal, introduced by Supervisor Ken Yeager, calls to raise the legal age to buy tobacco and electronic smoking devices from 18 to 21 in unincorporated areas of the county. Studies have shown that adolescents who smoke put their brain development a
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added May 20, 2015 11:57
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[California] City moving forward with smoking ban: Burlingame considers expanding restriction beyond proposed apartments and condominiums

City Council is laying the groundwork toward banning smoking in attached living facilities such as apartments and condominiums. City Manager Lisa Goldman and City Attorney Kathleen Kane received instruction from councilmembers during their meeting Monday
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added May 20, 2015 11:38
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[California] Save the date: 2016 UCSF It's About a Billion Lives Symposium

The 2016 UCSF It’s About a Billion Lives symposium will be Friday January 22, 2016 from 8:30am through 1 pm at the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 19, 2015 15:56
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KNOX: California legislators must break tobacco money addiction

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is disappointed, but not surprised, to learn money is pouring in from the tobacco industry to influence California politicians and fund political action committees.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 19, 2015 08:48
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[California] SCHWARZ: Foster City’s discriminatory smoking ban exemption

patios, balconies and yards of single-family residences are exempt from the smoking ban, while being banned in identical areas of multifamily dwellings. The reasoning offered was that secondhand smoke can pass through the wall, floors and ceilings of mult
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added May 18, 2015 11:44
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[California] Burlingame to consider smoking ban in apartments

Officials say the impetus for considering the policy, which will be discussed at the City Council meeting Monday, May 18, is to protect apartment residents from exposure to secondhand smoke. Should the council direct staff to move forward with instituti
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added May 17, 2015 09:55
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[California] May 31 is World No Tobacco Day

the Yolo County Tobacco Prevention Program invites residents to join in their efforts to stamp out tobacco use in Yolo County. “Tobacco use is still the number one cause for preventable deaths worldwide,” said Yolo County Health Officer Dr. Constance Cal
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added May 17, 2015 09:52
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AUDIO: Legislation To Regulate E-Cigarettes Is Facing Stiff Resistance in California

experts discussed the legislative effort to ban electronic-cigarette vaping... Stefan Didak of the Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association; Tim Gibbs of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network; UC-San Francisco professor Stanton Glantz; State
California Healthline
added May 14, 2015 12:21
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