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[California] Long Beach's Thriving E-Cigarette Businesses Turn Smokers Into Vapers

Demetra and Dominic Sanzone took different paths to becoming owners of two of Long Beach's electronic cigarette shops, but both have arrived at purveying the latest trend.
Long Beach (CA) Post
added May 20, 2013 16:03
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[California] Anti-smoking advocate claims Glendale City Council members pressured hospital to fire him

A longtime anti-smoking advocate has filed a multimillion-dollar wrongful termination lawsuit against Glendale Adventist Medical Center, as well as three City Council members who he alleges used their political influence to get him fired. Steven Gallegos
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jan 3, 2013 11:01
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[California] Researcher sues UCLA, says his firing was over ideology

UCLA researcher sues in an attempt to retain the position he's held for 35 years. He argues that he was targeted for his work on pollution and secondhand smoke.
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 16, 2012 18:48
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[California] Ordinance amending the Health Code to prohibit tobacco retailers from selling flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes. (PDF)

Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 23, 2017 14:08
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[California] Swisher Says $44M Cigarillo Verdict Ignores Antitrust Law ($$)

told a California federal court on Monday that it wants a new trial after a $44 million jury verdict for a rival for which it had manufactured small cigars, saying a simple contract fight was passed off as an antitrust suit.
Law360
added Jun 15, 2016 20:20
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How Big Tobacco lobbies to safeguard e-cigarettes / California takes center stage in fight between health groups and tobacco firms

The battles aren’t just here. Despite the tobacco industry’s tarnished public image, it is operating a powerful and massive influence machine in statehouses from Salt Lake City to Topeka. With a playbook crafted nearly 20 years ago, the tobacco firms use
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 11, 2016 22:37
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[California] LA City Council approves ban on using chewing tobacco at city parks and sports venues

There are exceptions to the ban at designated areas of some parks where smoking is also allowed, such as at some golf courses, the Autry National Center, the Greek Theater and the Los Angeles Zoo, and when its use is allowed under a filming permit. “I l
MyNewsLA.com
added Jan 26, 2016 21:51
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California lawmakers fail to act on several anti-tobacco bills

California lawmakers failed to act by the end of the regular session Friday on a package of anti-tobacco bills, including measures what would have raised the smoking age to 21, restricted electronic cigarettes, and raised the tobacco tax by $2 per pack.
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 12, 2015 14:03
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[California] San Rafael Smoking Ban Ignites Media Firestorm

The smoking law has sparked coverage in major national publications including ABC News, Fox News, United Press International and Huffington Post, among many others. It’s causing a stir in London, too, with the story featured in the Daily Mail. The law
Patch.org
added Nov 25, 2013 16:45
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[California] VIDEO: Vapor Vs. Smoke: A Look At The E-Cigarette Craze In San Diego

GUEST: Dr. Thomas Novotny ... many health advocates are wary of the new devices. They say they are largely untested, and claim they are being marketed to teenagers.
KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Nov 12, 2013 16:14
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