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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM; CALIFORNIA’S TOBACCO TAXES SET TO SKYROCKET IN 2017

expanded definition of “tobacco products,” which will also become effective on April 1. The new definition specifically lists electronic cigarettes as tobacco products, meaning e-cigarettes will be subject to tobacco excise taxes for the first time under
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Feb 16, 2017 01:05
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[California] Smokeless tobacco at Dodger Stadium? You're out of here!

The L.A. council vote, in sports vernacular, was a blowout: The motion won 14-0. In a statement, the council said the ordinance was passed “both to set the right example for America’s youth and for the health of the players.” The Dodgers have previously
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 26, 2016 21:45
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Big Tobacco Makes a Comeback in California: Even Democrats Are Taking Money From Tobacco Companies | The Snitch

The tobacco industry is tightening its grip on California politics in attempt to block anti-tobacco legislation — and its working, according to a new study from UCSF. Big tobacco has donated some $64 million to various political campaigns over the last s
San Francisco Weekly
added Oct 29, 2014 10:16
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[Australia, Burma/Myanmar, California] EDITORIAL: Bending to Big Tobacco

Anti-smoking organizations called the Obama administration's watered-down stance in trade talks a missed opportunity. They're correct. The ability of nations to control and restrict tobacco will become increasingly relevant as the tobacco industry uses
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Aug 24, 2013 19:51
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[California] Altria Group Tentatively Wins False Advertising Claims Trial

California Superior Court Judge Ronald Prager in San Diego said in a proposed decision today that the plaintiffs failed to provide a reliable measure of restitution and that a court order forcing Philip Morris to change its labeling of light cigarettes w
Bloomberg News
added Aug 16, 2013 03:03
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[California] A look at the evidence behind outdoor smoking bans

Two researchers say the scientific evidence behind smoking bans in 843 parks and 150 beaches across the U.S. is not strong – and that might weaken trust in public health authorities. Prohibition on smoking in parks and on beaches has three justifications
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 9, 2013 15:08
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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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