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[California] Tobacco fueled ads helped tobacco foe Waxman win reelection

in late September the tobacco manufacturer the Liggett Group and several company executives, including the CEO, contributed more than $33,000 to a pop-up super PAC that would go on to help the candidacy of just one candidate: Rep. Henry Waxman, arguably t
Sunlight Foundation
added Nov 15, 2012 10:40
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At least 800,000 ballots still uncounted in California

AP - Associated Press
added Jun 8, 2012 18:25
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[California] An Update on Federal Issues: ATF and Contraband Cigarettes

CDA has become aware that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) has begun to enforce more aggressively a decades old law known as the Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco Act. This can affect all distributors, but especi
California Distributors Association (CDA)
added Apr 25, 2018 18:00
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[California] SMOKE SCREEN Big Vape is copying Big Tobacco’s playbook

E-cigarette manufacturer NJOY and importer Smoking Everywhere have hired the same firms that previously helped the tobacco industry evade regulation... THE ATTACKS ON SONEJI ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE LOBBED AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE H
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[California] CIGARETTE TAX TO FUND HEALTHCARE, TOBACCO USE PREVENTION, RESEARCH, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.

SUMMARY Increases cigarette tax by $2.00 per pack, with equivalent increase on other tobacco products and electronic cigarettes containing nicotine. Fiscal Impact: Additional net state revenue of $1 billion to $1.4 billion in 2017–18, with potentially l
California Secretary of State
added Apr 2, 2017 20:07
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[Canada, California] Monster Pot Raid on Tribal Territory in Modoc County; Feds Allege Connection With Canadian Tobacco Giant

A federal search warrant executed on a tribal grow op in Modoc County this morning alleges that a tiny northern California tribe today has partnered up with an executive of a huge Canadian tobacco concern to produce marijuana on a massive scale.
Lost Coast Outpost (Ferndale, CA)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:43
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[California] MORRISON: Outdoor smoking bans: Thanks, we'll keep 'em

California has led the way in banning smoking from many parks and beaches. Cities in all 50 states have followed suit. Was it because of health concerns? Sure, in part. But I think the bans were mostly about the fact that it is just plain gross to turn a
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 9, 2013 19:01
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[California] Obama to announce Tobacco Tax plan for funding Pre K

California is seen as a shining example of how tobacco taxes can be used to both dissuade smoking and also improve children's health and readiness for school. Now President Obama is following California's lead. When he presents his budget Wednesday, the
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
added Apr 9, 2013 02:19
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[Canada, China, California] TOC: Conflicts and controversies in contemporary tobacco control

Should electronic cigarette use be covered by clean indoor air laws? / Use of electronic cigarettes in smoke-free environments / Have combustible cigarettes met their match? The nicotine delivery profiles and harmful constituent exposures of second-gener
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2017 00:30
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[California] Winning Tobacco Co. Cites 9th Circ. In Fighting New Trial ($$)

Tobacco company Trendsettah, which won millions from rival Swisher International on antitrust claims, cited a recent Ninth Circuit decision in asking a California federal judge Monday to rethink his decision granting Swisher a new trial. A jury found in
Law360
added Oct 12, 2016 22:37
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