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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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Feds give big tobacco new headache as California taxes proving hazardous to cigarette sales

Big Tobacco is feeling the sting not only from federal action but also from California tripling cigarette taxes in April, with some retailers indicating cigarette purchases are down as much as 50 percent. On the federal front, the U.S. Food and Drug Admi
CNBC
added Jul 30, 2017 12:04
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[California] Cigarette Contract Prices Rise

“This is not a surprise to us given the $2-per-pack tax increase that was just approved by voters in California,” Herzog said in her newsletter. The new California tax won’t go into effect until April 1, 2017. Voters in California opted to raise their
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 12, 2016 22:32
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California voters to get chance to decide if cigarette taxes will go up by $2 a pack

A coalition of health groups including the California Medical Assn. has collected more than enough signatures to qualify an initiative for the Nov. 8 ballot that would raise the tobacco tax in California by $2 a pack, the group said Friday.
Los Angeles Times
added May 14, 2016 05:44
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[California] LA City Council approves ban on using chewing tobacco at city parks and sports venues

There are exceptions to the ban at designated areas of some parks where smoking is also allowed, such as at some golf courses, the Autry National Center, the Greek Theater and the Los Angeles Zoo, and when its use is allowed under a filming permit. “I l
MyNewsLA.com
added Jan 26, 2016 21:51
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[California] Lawsuit turns up heat on e-cigarette maker

Diek says Lorillard ... is misleading consumers by claiming its e-cigarette brand, called BLU, is a safer and healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes...Diek said he never would have purchased BLU e-cigarettes if the company had made him aware of t
Orange County (CA) Register
added May 9, 2015 11:46
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