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VIDEO: New satirical ad: Californians “supporting” Big Tobacco (VIDEO)

Portal A, the much-lauded ad creators who gave California the “Ed Lee’s 2 Legit 2 Quit” video is now taking on Big Tobacco . . . A version of this ad debuted last night on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”
San Francisco Chronicle blogs
added May 24, 2012 10:31
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[California] GLANTZ: Thousands of previously secret tobacco industry documents reveal links between Big Tobacco and No on 29 endorsers

Stanton Glantz blog (UCSF)
added May 23, 2012 13:31
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Feds give big tobacco new headache as California taxes proving hazardous to cigarette sales

Big Tobacco is feeling the sting not only from federal action but also from California tripling cigarette taxes in April, with some retailers indicating cigarette purchases are down as much as 50 percent. On the federal front, the U.S. Food and Drug Admi
CNBC
added Jul 30, 2017 12:04
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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] PRAGER: Cigars and the little joys of life

Among these little joys in my life is smoking a cigar (and a pipe). Every day that I am home (except Shabbat)... For those of us who love life’s little joys and who aren’t taken in by hysteria, cigars are one of life’s great pleasures. I have happily pas
The Jewish Journal
added Apr 13, 2016 22:36
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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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