Headlines Tagged with California — 14,176 headlines found
We are outraged at the tobacco industry’s ability to influence public policy in their favor, decade after decade. How much longer will people sit idly by and allow this happen to the detriment of our loved ones and our health? How do we best learn from
Jun 22, 2012 LiveStrong.com
added Jun 24, 2012 07:49
The measure, Proposition 29, was losing by 17,534 votes -- or four-tenths of 1% -- a gap that narrowed from 63,000 on election night, according to the California secretary of stateâ€™s office.
Jun 19, 2012 Los Angeles Times blogs
added Jun 19, 2012 17:16
public transit districts are allied with the Americans with Disabilities Act and have instituted the policy prohibiting smoking within 20 feet of their transit stops for just this reason. When I emailed Petaluma Transit Division Manager Joe Rye about my c
Jun 18, 2012 Petaluma (CA) Argus-Courier
added Jun 18, 2012 14:34
Smoking is a public health problem, and it's long past time for California to raise its cigarette tax as a deterrent to new smokers. That's why it's so unfortunate that Proposition 29's spending dictates are such bad policy.
Jun 1, 2012 Los Angeles Times
added Jun 6, 2012 06:41
Proposition 29 (Cigarette tax) Precincts reporting: 99.1% . . . Yes 1,887,100 49.3% No 1,942,969 50.7%
Jun 6, 2012 Los Angeles Times blogs
added Jun 6, 2012 06:10
Vanessa Marvin of the American Lung Association in California says voters should remember who is paying for the lion's share of the anti-Prop. 29 ad blitz -- tobacco companies. Marvin said support for Prop. 29 has slipped because of the massive spending
Jun 4, 2012 Capitol Weekly (Sacramento, CA)
added Jun 4, 2012 14:45
Armstrong and other smoking foes, including Bloomberg and Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, are pouring in their own money to counter the industry.
Jun 1, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 2, 2012 09:28
If 29 passes, the combination of the price increase and reinvigorated anti-smoking program will drop prevalence from the 2010 value of 11.9 percent to 8.4 percent, with drops in consumption among continuing smokers. This decline in smoking will cost Phili
May 24, 2012 San Francisco Chronicle blogs
added Jun 1, 2012 03:45
The shameful, deceitful, irresponsible ad campaign by Big Tobacco on California's Proposition 29 seems so transparent that one would think it was a theatrical satire rather than a duel to the death.
May 25, 2012 Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added May 25, 2012 04:55
PROP 29 IMPOSES ADDITIONAL TAX ON CIGARETTES FOR CANCER RESEARCH. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
May 21, 2012 Official Voter Information Guide (California Secretary of State)
added May 21, 2012 17:14