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EDITORIAL: California’s tax system is in need of reform

Why is California’s cigarette tax among the lowest in the nation, even though relatively few Californians smoke? (Hint: Tobacco has very good lobbyists).
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 28, 2016 19:41
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SULLUM: California Undermines Public Health By Treating E-Cigarettes Like the Real Thing

Gov. Jerry Brown signed SBX2 5, which expands the definition of tobacco product under several statutes to include “an electronic device that delivers nicotine or other vaporized liquids to the person inhaling from the device.”
Forbes
added May 28, 2016 16:27
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[California] Palm Springs considers ban on outdoor smoking

City Councilman Geoff Kors is exploring a change to the city’s smoking ordinance that would eliminate smoking on the outdoor patios at restaurants and bars, a move meant to protect not only other patrons from the effects of second-hand smoke, but the wor
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added May 27, 2016 22:19
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[California] Senate approves tobacco-free zone at kids' athletic events

Los Angeles Times
added May 27, 2016 22:15
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[California] Haven't you Heard? Johnny Depp's ex Vanessa Paradis puffs casually on a cigarette in LA... as he heads for divorce number two

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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[California] Register of Actions (ROA): Case Title: Gwynn vs. Altria Group Inc

05/23/2016 Complaint filed by Gwynn, Alicia; Gwynn-Jones, Anisha...Civil Case Management Conference scheduled for 10/21/2016 at 01:00:00 PM at Central in C-71 Gregory W Pollack.
Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
added May 27, 2016 17:23
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[California] Family of Tony Gwynn officially announces lawsuit against tobacco company

"In the late 1970s, as Tony Gwynn was entering San Diego State University as a minor, they ran a sophisticated marketing campaign targeting minors, African Americans, college students, and athletes. Sadly, Tony Gwynn was their perfect target, and in 2014
KUSI-9 (San Diego, CA)
added May 27, 2016 17:13
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[California] LIEF: Gwynn’s Appeal to Jury Could Overshadow Medical Science

Precisely, the kind of chewing tobacco Gwynn used does have some risk of oral cancer, but not parotid gland cancer, which is the kind to which he succumbed. Don’t just take our word for it. Supporting this view is the American Medical Association and the
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 27, 2016 16:52
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Who walks into vape shops in Southern California?: a naturalistic observation of customers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Vape shops provide consumers a place to purchase and discuss e-cigarettes and offer an environment that serves as a place of recreation with customers lounging once inside. Findings should inform local tobacco control efforts and regulatory policies in t
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 27, 2016 11:22
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Large majority of California voters favor raising tobacco tax $2 per pack, poll says

The poll results are a boost to a coalition of health groups called Save Lives California that has submitted signatures it believes are sufficient to qualify the measure for the November ballot. “Voters are poised and ready to save lives and ask smokers
Los Angeles Times
added May 26, 2016 08:27
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