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[California, New York] E-cigarettes hot in Hollywood

they’re the latest symbol of Hollywood hip glam. But this is no mere Hollywood fad to the big tobacco companies, which are betting that e-cigs can give them a much-needed boost. The devices release nicotine-infused vapor for inhalation, and though they’
New York Post
added Oct 29, 2013 16:22
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[California] Toughened smoking ban falls short in Hermosa Beach

Electronic cigarettes aren’t illegal in Hermosa Beach. Yet. The City Council on Tuesday stopped short of banning the liquid nicotine vaporizing devices and imposing a new tax on tobacco retailers to discourage illegal tobacco sales to minors. Instead,
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Aug 27, 2015 14:06
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[California] Santa Clara County Bans Sale Of Flavored Tobacco Products Often Marketed Towards Young People

has become the first jurisdiction in the western United States to adopt a law banning the sale of flavored tobacco products that are often marketed towards young people, a county spokeswoman said Thursday.
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added Nov 7, 2014 08:59
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California's cigarette tax initiative picking up votes in late tally - latimes.com

Proposition 29, the $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes in California, is narrowing the gap with the 'no' vote as mail-in ballots are counted.
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 17, 2012 23:23
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[California] Setting a trend for tobacco’s end

Elk Grove students have joined a mission to make California State University Sacramento (CSUS) the first tobacco-free CSU campus. The university’s student-run campaign, Hornets for a Healthy Hive is working to “Set a Trend for Tobacco’s End,” as its mis
Elk Grove (CA) Citizen
added Oct 30, 2013 00:12
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University of California at Los Angeles: Non-Reappointment of Controversial Professor

Dr. James Enstrom engaged in successful whistleblowing against a prominent member of the department, and there had been many years of debate between Enstrom and some of his colleagues over research on air pollution.
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)
added Aug 13, 2012 17:21
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[California] WALTERS: Smoking tax hike would punish poor

Or would it encourage them to deprive themselves and their families of vital consumer goods, such as food, to finance their habits, or perhaps make California a more lucrative venue for cigarette smugglers and black-market suppliers?
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 1, 2014 06:26
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[Canada, California] Attorney General Becerra Cracks Down on Tobacco Company for Selling Illegal Cigarettes

filed a lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer, Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE), for failing to comply with California laws regarding tobacco sales and illegally selling the product in California. In filing this lawsuit, the Attorney
California Attorney General's Office
added Jul 13, 2017 21:07
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[California] SAN JOSE SECURITY GUARD THANKFUL COWORKER SAVED HIS LIFE IN SHOOTING

Zuniga, a security guard at the BBOSS Restaurant and bar, was shot and killed Saturday night while chasing down a thief who stole cigarellos from the liquor store next door.
KGO-TV ABC7
added Feb 18, 2015 20:18
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[California] Security Guard Dead After Jumping In Front Of Flying Bullets For Coworker

a robbery next door caught their attention. The suspects took $20 worth of cigars and hopped in a getaway car. Then someone inside the car pulled a gun and started shooting. A coworker says 34-year-old Manny Zuniga jumped into the line of fire.
KPIX CBS 5 (San Francisco, CA)
added Feb 18, 2015 20:17
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