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[California, Florida] Cigarette Companies See Lawsuits Over Mesothelioma and Cancer From Asbestos in Filters

In the last few months, two major legal decisions have put cigarette companies and their role in smokers’ mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer into sharp focus.
Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 23, 2017 00:38
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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
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[California] New Study Claims E-Cigarette Vapor No More Dangerous Than Air

“Decades ago, the tobacco industry tried to fool us into believing that filtered cigarettes were a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes, and now they’re making the same claims about e-cigarettes,” said Leno. He went on to claim that the tobacc
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jul 18, 2015 14:22
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[California] Big battles ahead over electronic cigarettes’ safety, regulation

This year will see “big fights about this, especially as a lot of major tobacco companies continue to take over the e-cigarette market,” said Stanton Glantz...Department of Public Health is set to kick off a public awareness campaign against e-cigarettes
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jan 5, 2015 23:51
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[California] Thirdhand smoke dangerous, UCR study finds

A first-of-its-kind study by UCR professor of cell biology Manuela Martins-Green indicates that exposure to thirdhand smoke may be harmful to humans. Previous studies have examined the effects of first- and secondhand smoke (FHS and SHS respectively), bu
The Highlander (University of California, Riverside)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:08
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[California] Black Group Asks FDA to Snuff Out Menthol Cigarettes

the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council is using the day to urge the Food and Drug Administration to ban menthol in tobacco products, arguing that menthol masks the harsh taste of tobacco, encouraging more African Americans to smoke and to
New America Media
added May 31, 2013 17:12
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Capitol Alert: California Senate votes to regulate e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes would be subject to the same prohibitions as regular cigarettes under a bill passed Friday by the Senate. Perhaps you've had this experience: you're sitting in a bar and you see what appears to be someone smoking a cigarette, blata
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 24, 2013 18:33
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[California] Signs of tobacco smoke still found in non-smoking rooms

"(Nicotine residues and other chemical traces) don't stay in the smoking rooms," study author Georg Matt, a psychologist from San Diego State University, told USA Today. "They end up in the hallways and in other rooms, including non-smoking rooms."
CBS
added May 15, 2013 14:09
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VIDEO: New satirical ad: Californians “supporting” Big Tobacco (VIDEO)

Portal A, the much-lauded ad creators who gave California the “Ed Lee’s 2 Legit 2 Quit” video is now taking on Big Tobacco . . . A version of this ad debuted last night on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”
San Francisco Chronicle blogs
added May 24, 2012 10:31
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[California] GLANTZ: Thousands of previously secret tobacco industry documents reveal links between Big Tobacco and No on 29 endorsers

Stanton Glantz blog (UCSF)
added May 23, 2012 13:31
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