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[California] Smokeless tobacco at Dodger Stadium? You're out of here!

The L.A. council vote, in sports vernacular, was a blowout: The motion won 14-0. In a statement, the council said the ordinance was passed “both to set the right example for America’s youth and for the health of the players.” The Dodgers have previously
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 26, 2016 21:45
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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
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[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
Patch.org
added Nov 25, 2013 16:45
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[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
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[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
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[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 Chronicle
added May 9, 2013 20:46
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$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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California draws on reserves for tobacco debt payments

California officials have tapped reserves for payments on two series of state tobacco bonds due to insufficient tobacco settlement revenue, according to notices filed with Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board on Monday.
Reuters
added Dec 4, 2012 01:53
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[California] LETTER: Sleeping with Big Tobacco

Modesto (CA) Bee
added May 13, 2012 23:51
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[California] SKELTON: Think of the tobacco tax as user fee

Prop. 29 on the June ballot would raise cigarette taxes and generate money for research on cancer and related illnesses.
Los Angeles Times
added May 7, 2012 07:10
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