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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

[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

[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

How Big Tobacco lobbies to safeguard e-cigarettes / California takes center stage in fight between health groups and tobacco firms

The battles aren’t just here. Despite the tobacco industry’s tarnished public image, it is operating a powerful and massive influence machine in statehouses from Salt Lake City to Topeka. With a playbook crafted nearly 20 years ago, the tobacco firms use
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 11, 2016 22:37

California lawmakers fail to act on several anti-tobacco bills

California lawmakers failed to act by the end of the regular session Friday on a package of anti-tobacco bills, including measures what would have raised the smoking age to 21, restricted electronic cigarettes, and raised the tobacco tax by $2 per pack.
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 12, 2015 14:03

[California] San Rafael Smoking Ban Ignites Media Firestorm

The smoking law has sparked coverage in major national publications including ABC News, Fox News, United Press International and Huffington Post, among many others. It’s causing a stir in London, too, with the story featured in the Daily Mail. The law
added Nov 25, 2013 16:45

[California] VIDEO: Vapor Vs. Smoke: A Look At The E-Cigarette Craze In San Diego

GUEST: Dr. Thomas Novotny ... many health advocates are wary of the new devices. They say they are largely untested, and claim they are being marketed to teenagers.
KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Nov 12, 2013 16:14

[California, Oregon] Legislative Action Center!

S. 772 - "Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2013" Call Your Senator to URGE SUPPORT! Protect the premium cigar retail industry!
IPCPR: International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association
added Jul 15, 2013 12:01

[California] E-cigarettes' dangers uncertain

There are a lot of public health questions surrounding the use of e-cigarettes, but one thing is not in question - they are becoming a popular alternative to tobacco cigarettes. One in 5 smokers in the United States had tried e-cigarettes in 2011 - up fr
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added May 9, 2013 20:46

$2 per pack tobacco tax on fast track in California Legislature

Sen. Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles) proposed the tax, which would move California's tobacco taxes from 33rd-highest in the nation to fourth. The $1.5 billion raised each year would help pay for medical care for tobacco-related diseases, anti-tobacco educa
Los Angeles Times
added May 8, 2013 15:30
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