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California Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 16

Kids in California will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 16 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States and around the world for this annual day of youth activism, spons
PR Newswire
added Mar 12, 2016 21:39
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[California] Student Question | Should the Legal Age to Purchase Tobacco Be Raised from 18 to 21?

Students: Read the entire editorial, then answer the questions below: — Do you think the California governor will approve the bill? Why or why not? — If it passes, what will be the short-term and long-term outcomes? — What do you think of the idea sta
New York Times Blogs
added Mar 7, 2016 17:50
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Why California's tobacco bill proved surprisingly difficult

"But to tell somebody you can go and fight for your country and get killed but you can't have a cigarette, that's the thing." The concern finally forced a compromise on California's bill. Assemblyman Jim Wood (D) provided an exemption to military service
Christian Science Monitor
added Mar 4, 2016 16:57
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21 to smoke? California Assembly approves raising smoking age

Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) said supporters overcame “significant” lobbying by the tobacco industry to approve what she called “the most far-reaching package of legislation related to tobacco in more than 50 years.” In an Assembly flush
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 3, 2016 23:26
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[California] EXPLOSIVE LAWSUIT COULD LIGHT UP E-CIGARETTE INDUSTRY

ABC30 legal analyst Tony Capozzi says the lawsuit could have national implications. "If the entire industry knows about this defect, and they're not doing anything about it, whatever happens in this lawsuit is going to carry across the country," he said.
KGO-TV ABC7
added Mar 1, 2016 09:35
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[California] LETTER: Smoggy the Bear: Smoking kills, and so does air pollution

My Generation activists and I visited Rutherford’s office to deliver two cartons of unfiltered cigarettes to highlight the similarity between breathing the region’s air and consuming secondhand smoke — every day. We all know the dangers of smoking and pub
IE News Group (Inland Empire (CA) Community Newspapers)
added Feb 23, 2016 22:38
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[California] GLANTZ: LLt. Governor Gavin Newsom’s Vague Response to UCSF Public Health Analysis of Marijuana Legalization Initiatives

Newsom continued to denounce our work and challenged our credibility as public health authorities in tobacco control, arguing that our analysis contained several “profound mistakes.” Newsom recommended that the media and the public read the seven page re
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 15, 2016 17:26
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[California] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

A pride of attorneys from Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, Kaye Scholer LLP and Jones Day won the top spot on Law360’s list of legal lions this week for winning over a California federal jury on behalf of two big tobacco companies while a Pennsylvania jury...
Law360
added Feb 12, 2016 15:50
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[California] POOSHS v ALTRIA GROUP, INC. et al.: SPECIAL VERDICT FORM (PDF)

Did the cigarettes Nikki Pooshs smoked before July 1, 1969, have potential risks that were known or knowable in light of the scientific and medical knowledge that was generally accepted in the scientific community at the time of manufacture?
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 12, 2016 05:45
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[California] In re NJOY, Inc. Consumer Class Action Litigation (PDF)

Court concludes that Plaintiffs have again failed to meet their burden of demonstrating that questions of law or fact common to class members predominate...concludes that Plaintiffs have failed to demonstrate that damages can be proven on a classwide bas
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 4, 2016 17:37
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