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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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[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] 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
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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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[California] Palos Verdes Estates woman testifies in negligence suit against tobacco company

“When he was gone, I felt like half of me was gone,” 69-year-old Tajie Major said of former Navy Capt. William “Earl” Major, who smoked for decades....Her lawsuit, being tried before jurors in a Los Angeles courtroom, alleges Lorillard put sales over safe
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 23, 2014 15:20
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[California] Philip Morris Urges Tossing Of $12M Award to Smoker's Son

Philip Morris USA Inc. urged a California appeals court on Tuesday to overturn a $12.8 million jury award to a man whose father died of lung cancer caused by smoking, saying it was based on an incorrect measure of damages for loss of consortium.
Law360
added Jun 11, 2013 22:48
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[California] $2-Per-Pack Tobacco Tax Clears First of Legislative Hurdles

The Senate Governance and Finance Committee approved the bill in a 5-2 vote and the Senate Committee on Health approved it 6-2. All "yes" votes were Democrats. All "no" votes were Republican.
California Healthline
added May 13, 2013 14:06
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[California] Study: Hookah no safer than cigarettes, just differently dangerous

more than 40% of college students had used a hookah, and many of them appeared to believe it was safer than cigarette smoking. Doctors are trying to dissuade folks of that notion. "The tobacco is no less toxic in a hookah pipe," according to the Mayo Cli
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 20, 2013 17:04
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