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[California] MORRISON: Outdoor smoking bans: Thanks, we'll keep 'em

California has led the way in banning smoking from many parks and beaches. Cities in all 50 states have followed suit. Was it because of health concerns? Sure, in part. But I think the bans were mostly about the fact that it is just plain gross to turn a
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 9, 2013 19:01
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[California] Obama to announce Tobacco Tax plan for funding Pre K

California is seen as a shining example of how tobacco taxes can be used to both dissuade smoking and also improve children's health and readiness for school. Now President Obama is following California's lead. When he presents his budget Wednesday, the
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
added Apr 9, 2013 02:19
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[California, Florida] Cigarette Companies See Lawsuits Over Mesothelioma and Cancer From Asbestos in Filters

In the last few months, two major legal decisions have put cigarette companies and their role in smokers’ mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer into sharp focus.
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 23, 2017 00:38
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[California] Winning Tobacco Co. Cites 9th Circ. In Fighting New Trial ($$)

Tobacco company Trendsettah, which won millions from rival Swisher International on antitrust claims, cited a recent Ninth Circuit decision in asking a California federal judge Monday to rethink his decision granting Swisher a new trial. A jury found in
Law360
added Oct 12, 2016 22:37
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[California, Illinois] How Big Vaping is misinforming the public about e-cigarettes

Backed by three vaping-advocacy groups, Not Blowing Smoke borrows font, design elements, and imagery from the state's website... The vaping camp also launched a Twitter account that uses the state campaign's name — Still Blowing Smoke — but with this tagl
Vox Media
added Mar 28, 2015 12:55
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[California] Palos Verdes Estates widow wins lawsuit against cigarette company

A jury found Wednesday that Lorillard Tobacco Co.’s cigarettes contributed to the death of a Palos Verdes Estates man, but the amount the company must pay to his widow was not immediately clear. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury deliberated for about a
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 31, 2014 08:46
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[California] Funding declines for tobacco education takes a toll

Hudak doesn't know where to turn. "For three years now, I've tried. I went over to American Lung Association, they said, 'Nope. Sorry. No funding.' I called Enloe. They said, 'No funding.' I called Butte County and they said "Sorry, we don't have the fund
Chico (CA) Enterprise-Record
added Jan 10, 2013 10:38
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[California] VIDEO: Prop 29: Proponents Not Conceding

Prop 29 supporters say there are still 200,000 mail-in ballots to be counted, and have not conceded.
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Jun 6, 2012 13:47
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[California] New Study Claims E-Cigarette Vapor No More Dangerous Than Air

“Decades ago, the tobacco industry tried to fool us into believing that filtered cigarettes were a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes, and now they’re making the same claims about e-cigarettes,” said Leno. He went on to claim that the tobacc
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jul 18, 2015 14:22
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[California] Big battles ahead over electronic cigarettes’ safety, regulation

This year will see “big fights about this, especially as a lot of major tobacco companies continue to take over the e-cigarette market,” said Stanton Glantz...Department of Public Health is set to kick off a public awareness campaign against e-cigarettes
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jan 5, 2015 23:51
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