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[California] LETTER: The high cost of smoking

Santa Maria (CA) Times
added May 10, 2012 04:19

[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.
added Jun 11, 2013 22:48

[California] County Bans E-Cigarettes -- A Move Too Far in the War on Smoking?

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to regulate electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), banning the products in public places where smoking is not allowed and requiring sellers to obtain a tobacco retailer's license. Sho
added Mar 20, 2013 16:30

California bill would ban smoking in multi-unit housing

No state ever has ventured into personal bedrooms and living rooms with its smoking restrictions, but California is going even further than that by targeting owner-occupied residences as well as rental units. Specifically, the measure would prohibit lig
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 28, 2013 04:49

[California] RYO Cigarette Stores Start Shuttering

The federal highway bill clarifies that RYO cigarette sellers are to be treated as manufacturers.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:28

Attempt to Limit Tobacco Sales to Adult-Only Stores in California Thwarted

The legislation passed the State Senate earlier this month, but today the sponsor could not even get a motion to report the bill from committee. The Cigar Association of America worked closely with our California-based partners to defeat this measure and
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 30, 2016 15:45

California Bill Bans Tobacco Sales from C-Stores

Legislation that passed the California Senate last week is moving to ban tobacco sales from convenience and grocery stores... Wieckowski authored the bill (SB 1400), which would make c-stores and grocery stores ineligible to sell tobacco products by chang
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jun 6, 2016 13:42

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
added Apr 22, 2013 20:14

[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

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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