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[California] City poised to ban smoking in multi-unit homes

Smoking in multi-unit housing will be prohibited under an extension of Manhattan Beach’s smoking ban that received its first reading Tuesday night. Smoking was banned throughout the city in July last year. At its August 18 meeting, council asked staff t
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Sep 17, 2015 17:35
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Readers React Another cigarette tax hike: Haven't California smokers paid enough?

Fewer than 12% of Californians smoke, while more than half are overweight or obese. Both of these groups have health problems in one form or another, so why should the 12% pick up the tab for “unspecified” healthcare and prevention programs for all? Soun
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 9, 2015 10:56
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[California] L.A. MOVES TO BAN SMOKELESS TOBACCO AT DODGER STADIUM & CITY BALL PARKS

This morning the City Council's Health, Mental Health & Education Committee will consider a motion by Councilman José Huizar that would prohibit the products at city baseball venues. Here's the proposal's key language: ... The city of Los Angeles shoul
LA Weekly
added Sep 8, 2015 11:16
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LaFAIVE/NESBIT: California Tax Bills Asking for Trouble

Lawmakers raising cigarette excise taxes are well-intentioned but misguided
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Sep 2, 2015 20:36
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[California, Massachusetts] Boston City Council Votes to Take Tobacco Out of Baseball, Including Historic Fenway Park

Boston joins San Francisco in making all baseball stadiums tobacco-free, with both ordinances scheduled to take effect before the 2016 season (San Francisco on January 1 and Boston on April 1). These great baseball cities have set a powerful example that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 2, 2015 14:38
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[California] Vaping shops say FDA regulation could put them out of business

With its thousands of brands of liquid nicotine packs and accessories, the fast-growing industry has had free rein to operate without regard for consumer safety, the FDA says. Alarmed by a surge in nicotine poisonings and the potential for abuse by child
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 25, 2015 19:38
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[California] Bill would allow local taxes on tobacco

Senator Mike McGuire’s legislation to continue to fight the impacts of tobacco use on public health was approved in the Senate’s Extraordinary Session Committee on Health Care this week. California has one of the lowest tobacco taxes in the nation
Lake County (CA) Record-Bee
added Aug 21, 2015 10:40
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Senate panel votes to raise California gas tax 12 cents a gallon

Another panel approved bills to hike the legal smoking age to 21, regulate e-cigarettes and allow counties to place local tobacco taxes on the ballot...lawmakers approved a package of bills that aim to reduce the state's health care costs by reducing Cali
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 20, 2015 10:47
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[California] Costa Mesa public vaping ban gets first approval

The city has begun the process of banning vaping and electronic cigarette smoking in its public parks and city buildings in a move designed to protect residents from secondhand “smokeless” vapor. The Planning Commission approved the ban Monday as part of
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jul 29, 2015 11:56
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[California] Smoke break! Kristen Stewart joins Chloë Sevigny for a cigarette outside a Los Angeles restaurant

With a cigarette in one hand and her jacket held in her other, she leaned on the wall as she puffed away like a pro. Her smoking partner Sevigny meanwhile wore a pair of baggy dungarees over a black sports bra.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26
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