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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

[Canada, California] Grand River Enterprises boss linked to massive native grow op in U.S.

A founding member of Six Nations cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises is alleged to be the financial mastermind behind a massive marijuana grow operation that was recently busted on native land in the remote northeastern corner of California.
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:35

[California] Husband's Death Worth $3.8M, Says Economist Testifying in Tobacco Suit - Business - Palos Verdes, CA Patch

The widow of a longtime smoker sustained about $3.8 million in lost household income as a result of her late husband's death from lung cancer, an economist testified today in trial of the Southland woman's negligence suit against Lorillard Tobacco Co. Ja
added Jul 24, 2014 15:21

[California] Another Tobacco Tax Initiative Enters Circulation

Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced the proponent of a new initiative may begin collecting petition signatures for his measure. The Attorney General prepares the legal title and summary that is required to appear on initiative petitions. When
California Secretary of State
added Mar 13, 2014 16:33

[California] Pressure mounts for $2 tax on cigarettes

Health groups are ramping up their pressure on state lawmakers for a $2-per-pack cigarette tax in California. Supporters say it hasn't been raised in 15 years, yet the cost to treat tobacco-related illnesses for the millions on Medi-Cal -- the state's h
KABC-TV Channel 7 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jul 26, 2013 13:44

California E-Cigarette Bill Would Restrict Use of Medical Marijuana Vaporizers

California NORML is urging the Assembly to reject SB 648 on the grounds that vaporizers offer a proven, beneficial “harm reduction” substitute for medical marijuana users by reducing exposure to harmful smoke toxins while at the same time posing no secon
The Daily Chronic
added Jul 20, 2013 13:31

[California] ‘Third-hand Smoke’ Affects Guests In Non-Smoking Hotel Rooms: Report

If a hotel allows smoking in any of its rooms, the smoke gets into all of them, according to the study, which assessed smoke residue on surfaces and in the air of both smoking and non-smoking rooms in 30 California hotels where smoking was allowed.
IBT - International Business Times
added May 14, 2013 05:07

[California] Votes still uncounted, Prop 29 losing by razor-thin margin

the proposed $1 per pack tobacco tax, Proposition 29, is now losing by slightly more than 17,000 votes out of almost 5 million
KXTV ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Jun 19, 2012 05:17

Supporters Of California Cigarette Tax Measure Lash Out At Big Tobacco

Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added May 9, 2012 18:11

California looks to ban tobacco product discounts after state's recent $2-a-pack tax hike

The legislation, proposed by California Assemblyman Kevin McCarthy (D-Sacramento), would prohibit the redemption of all coupons and promotional discounts for tobacco products. "California has led the nation in its fight against tobacco by enacting some
added Apr 22, 2017 00:57
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