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California mulls $2 tax for cigarettes, risk for tobacco bonds

California's anti-smoking advocates are asking their legislature to back a $2 state tax hike on cigarettes - double the increase voters rejected last year - on the heels of President Barack Obama's urging a federal cigarette tax increase earlier this mont
Reuters
added Apr 22, 2013 20:14
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[California] Condo owners win secondhand smoke case

After a five-week trial, Superior Court jurors last week awarded a family more than $15,000, finding the condo association and management failed to ensure the non-smoking family's right to the "quiet enjoyment" of their own unit.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Mar 12, 2013 17:19
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The Effect of the California Tobacco Control Program on Smoking Prevalence, Cigarette Consumption, and Healthcare Costs: 1989–2008

Conclusions/Significance Between FY 1989 and 2008 the California Tobacco Program cost $2.4 billion and led to cumulative NIPA healthcare expenditure savings of $134 (SE $30.5) billion.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Feb 13, 2013 17:06
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[California] Sickly Smoker Loses Most of Philip Morris Lawsuit

On Monday, U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton barred epidemiologist Dr. K. Michael Cummings and former Philip Morris employee Dr. William Farone from testifying in support of Pooshs' nicotine claim.
Courthouse News
added Oct 24, 2012 16:38
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[Canada, California] Feds Snatch Massive Weed Haul at Sites Allegedly Linked to Big Tobacco

snatched more than 12,000 cannabis plants from two farming operations on Native American land in California, which were allegedly financed by a Canadian Aboriginal tobacco tycoon....Jerry Montour, CEO of a large Canadian tobacco firm Grand River Enterpris
Vice.com
added Jul 11, 2015 10:12
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[California] Bill to ban smoking in condos, apartments defeated

-A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in an Assembly committee. The bill from Democratic Assemblyman Marc Levine of San Rafael was rejected Wednesday on a 5-2 vote.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 20, 2013 17:09
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[California] Richard Fink: The Koch Brothers’ Big Tobacco Man Behind the Kochtopus Curtain

relatively few people have heard of Richard Fink. And even fewer know of his connections to Big Tobacco – connections which may have influenced the creation and actions of Koch-funded front groups for decades to come. With the Kochs’ support, Fink estab
The Checks and Balances Project
added Feb 6, 2013 05:41
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[California] BIG TOBACCO TAKES CIGARETTE LIST PRICE INCREASES

The top tobacco companies in the United States have taken increases on their cigarette list prices, as well as some smokeless brands. According to Wells Fargo Securities LLC, Altria Group Inc.'s Philip Morris USA led the way with $10 a pack — a 2 to 3 per
Convenience Store News
added Sep 23, 2017 14:30
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[California] Los Angeles Approves Ordinance to End Smokeless Tobacco Use at All Baseball Stadiums, Other Sports Venues

City Council voted unanimously today (14-0) to approve an ordinance outlawing the use of smokeless tobacco products at all baseball fields and other athletic venues in the City of Los Angeles, both to set the right example for America’s youth and for the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 26, 2016 21:43
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Anti-Smoking Bills Head to California Senate

A package of anti-tobacco bills were passed by a state Senate committee Monday, including bills raising the legal smoking age to 21 and defining e-cigarettes as tobacco products. The two bills passed the Senate Appropriations Committee by a 5-2 margi
Courthouse News
added Aug 27, 2015 14:27
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