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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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[California] OCC may become smoke free

The district board could vote to ban tobacco on all three campuses.
The Coast Report (Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA)
added Oct 2, 2013 13:51
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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] 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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[California] Contractor Admits to Bribing Navy Officials with Prostitutes, Cuban Cigars

KTIC AM 840 (West Point, NE)
added Jan 17, 2015 19:31
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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, North Carolina] Manufacturers raise cigarette list prices by 8 cents per pack

This time, however, they added a cent to the typical increase, which analysts say will help offset the impact of a significant increase — by $2 to $2.87 a pack — in the California tobacco excise tax. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., ITG Brands LLC and Philip
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 12, 2016 22:06
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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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