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GLANTZ: Another ill-conceived tobacco tax initiative emerging in California

a tobacco tax initiative that could pass would look like this: All the money should go to pay for things related to smoking. For California, this would mean: 1. Giving first priority to rebuilding the California Tobacco Control Program that the v
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2013 14:18
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[California] Anti-tobacco crusade closes motorhome-based CigaRV business

A California State Board of Equalization directive that apparently went unnoticed in a BOE newsletter threatens to close a popular San Francisco Bay Area mobile tobacco business that operates out of a classic GMC motor home. Jack Grant’s 26-foot-long mob
Examiner.com (National)
added Mar 27, 2013 10:31
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[California] Smoking Pollution Program

The Smoking Program is mandated by State law and the Berkeley Municipal Code (BMC). Monitoring of food facilities occurs as a proactive measure to ensure compliance. Requests for service are also investigated to help control smoking violations. All fi
City of Berkeley
added Mar 5, 2013 10:31
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[California] UC Davis researchers uncover earliest tobacco use in the Pacific Northwest

Native American hunter-gatherers living more than a thousand years ago in what is now northwestern California ate salmon, acorns and other foods, and now we know they also smoked tobacco - the earliest known usage in the Pacific Northwest, according to a
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Feb 28, 2013 18:40
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[California] Cigarettes Getting Stubbed Out on Campus?

Over the course of an hour, six students were able to pick up 1,558 cigarette butts around campus. That amounts to 260 butts per student. Many Californian universities have installed a smoking ban, including San Jose State University. But Santa Clara’s
The Santa Clara (SCU)
added Feb 22, 2013 12:17
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[California] Comment of the Day: 'Leave the Smokers Alone'

Smoking is becoming increasingly less socially acceptable, perhaps leading to an outright ban one day. But is it fair to shun smokers? Or are bad habits a civil right? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
Patch.org
added Jan 19, 2013 17:57
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FOX: Cigarette Tax or Tax Restructuring: California’s Crooked Tax System

a short piece appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle tying some big names to a new effort to raise taxes on cigarettes. ... there is no secret why proponents see cigarette taxes as a juicy target. It’s a tax on the “other guy” since fewer Californians s
Fox&Hounds
added Jan 4, 2013 03:06
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State Health Officer’s Report on Tobacco Use and Promotion in California (PDF)

This report provides the latest information on tobacco use and promotion in California, including the impact of tobacco advertising in retail stores on youth tobacco use, statewide tobacco consumption trends, and the economic and environmental impact of
California Department of Public Health
added Dec 17, 2012 14:58
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[California] SD marketing firm wins huge tobacco prevention contract

When Jeff Jordan founded Rescue Social Change Group in 2001 to do science-based anti-smoking campaigns, it was a struggle for the tiny San Diego company to get much attention in the marketing world.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Dec 16, 2012 16:12
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[California] Illegal cigarette sales to teens on the rise, report says

Illegal sales of cigarettes to minors has increased for the first time in three years across California, and the use of smokeless tobacco products such as snus is rising among youth, according to a first-of-its-kind report released by state public health
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Dec 14, 2012 13:57
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