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[California] JACKLER: Could Big Tobacco take over pot like it did e-cigs?

States can help lay the groundwork for a future federal policy by prohibiting the sale of tobacco products where marijuana is sold, as California has done. If nationwide legalization happens, it is essential that the tobacco industry is banned from the m
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 17, 2016 03:05
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[California] Palo Alto bans smoking in apartments, condos

City Council on Monday approved an ordinance that establishes a permit process for tobacco retailers and also bans smoking in multi-dwelling units. As part of a program to be administered and enforced by Santa Clara County, the city adopted upcoming rule
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 8, 2016 15:44
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[California] New state licensing rules in effect for e-cigarettes, vaping devices

Sellers of electronic cigarettes, vaping devices and other related products will be required to obtain a Cigarette and Tobacco Products Retailer’s License from the California State Board of Equalization starting Jan. 1. The license must be obtained prio
Moorpark (CA) Acorn
added Nov 29, 2016 16:44
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[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cig Users Fight To Reinstate Suit Over Danger Warning ($$)

Reynolds American Inc., Fontem US Inc. and others — all of which make and market e-cigarettes under the brand name BLU — were accused by California, Illinois and New York residents of violating those states’ laws by advertising their products as healthy
Law360
added Nov 24, 2016 00:48
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Could legalized pot diminish California’s gains against smoking?

the legalization of marijuana for recreational use could roll back some of the gains California has made in reducing the use of tobacco...“There is a concern that there could be a potential renormalization of smoking,” ...Blunts, Halpern-Felsher said, are
Los Angeles Daily News
added Nov 17, 2016 02:39
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[California] Tobacco Cos. Follow Suit With Cigarette Price Increases

The moves by the three companies, including RAI's operating company Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co., come a day after PM USA's 8-cent increase, as CSNews Online previously reported. The moves come roughly a week earlier and a penny more than expected. The
Convenience Store News
added Nov 11, 2016 21:13
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[California] Prop. 56: Smokers, vapors and shops prepare for new tobacco tax

“It’s still pretty vague unfortunately as far as the actual tax,” said Alea Jasso, co-owner of South County Vapors in Tustin. “I guess now leaders from the e-cig industry and liquid manufacturers will have to sit down with the BOE and try to find a fair
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Nov 10, 2016 21:36
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Is It Time for California to Raise Its Tobacco Tax? (Includes Lesson Plan)

Lesson Plan: The Tobacco Tax Debate (PDF) Proposition 56, one of 17 statewide measures on the ballot this November, would increase the state’s tobacco tax by $2 per pack, a huge leap from the current rate of 87 cents. The new $2.87 tax would also be le
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:35
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A $2.00 per pack increase in the tobacco excise tax will reduce smoking, save billions in healthcare expenditures, and create thousands of California jobs (PDF)

Smoking prevalence in California will be more than 2 percentage points lower in 2020 with the tobacco tax increase • In 2020 just 7.1% of California adults will smoke, and the remaining smokers will smoke less • Smoking rates drop quickly because of the
eScholarship
added Oct 16, 2016 15:16
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[California] LEVIN: How would the Prop. 56 tobacco tax really affect poor smokers?

So why do we have few smokers if tobacco is relatively cheap? Public health experts credit California’s low smoking rate partly to aggressive anti-smoking campaigns and other initiatives, such as banning workplace smoking and being the first state to ban
CALmatters
added Sep 30, 2016 21:39
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