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Why California's tobacco bill proved surprisingly difficult

"But to tell somebody you can go and fight for your country and get killed but you can't have a cigarette, that's the thing." The concern finally forced a compromise on California's bill. Assemblyman Jim Wood (D) provided an exemption to military service
Christian Science Monitor
added Mar 4, 2016 16:57
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21 to smoke? California Assembly approves raising smoking age

Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) said supporters overcame “significant” lobbying by the tobacco industry to approve what she called “the most far-reaching package of legislation related to tobacco in more than 50 years.” In an Assembly flush
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 3, 2016 23:26
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[California] EXPLOSIVE LAWSUIT COULD LIGHT UP E-CIGARETTE INDUSTRY

ABC30 legal analyst Tony Capozzi says the lawsuit could have national implications. "If the entire industry knows about this defect, and they're not doing anything about it, whatever happens in this lawsuit is going to carry across the country," he said.
KGO-TV ABC7
added Mar 1, 2016 09:35
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[California] LETTER: Smoggy the Bear: Smoking kills, and so does air pollution

My Generation activists and I visited Rutherford’s office to deliver two cartons of unfiltered cigarettes to highlight the similarity between breathing the region’s air and consuming secondhand smoke — every day. We all know the dangers of smoking and pub
IE News Group (Inland Empire (CA) Community Newspapers)
added Feb 23, 2016 22:38
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[California] GLANTZ: LLt. Governor Gavin Newsom’s Vague Response to UCSF Public Health Analysis of Marijuana Legalization Initiatives

Newsom continued to denounce our work and challenged our credibility as public health authorities in tobacco control, arguing that our analysis contained several “profound mistakes.” Newsom recommended that the media and the public read the seven page re
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 15, 2016 17:26
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[California] POOSHS v ALTRIA GROUP, INC. et al.: SPECIAL VERDICT FORM (PDF)

Did the cigarettes Nikki Pooshs smoked before July 1, 1969, have potential risks that were known or knowable in light of the scientific and medical knowledge that was generally accepted in the scientific community at the time of manufacture?
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 12, 2016 05:45
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[California] In re NJOY, Inc. Consumer Class Action Litigation (PDF)

Court concludes that Plaintiffs have again failed to meet their burden of demonstrating that questions of law or fact common to class members predominate...concludes that Plaintiffs have failed to demonstrate that damages can be proven on a classwide bas
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 4, 2016 17:37
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California doctors’ lobbying group formally backs marijuana legalization

California Medical Association, the influential lobbying group representing more than 40,000 members statewide, has officially thrown its support behind a proposed November ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 2, 2016 18:01
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[California] CAL NORML GUIDE TO THE ADULT USE OF MARIJUANA ACT OF 2016 (AUMA)

AUMA is a lengthy, 62-page initiative which elaborately writes hundreds of detailed restrictions and regulations into state law. Its basic thrust is to (1) allow adults 21 years and older to possess up to one ounce of marijuana and cultivate up to six pl
Cal NORML
added Feb 2, 2016 18:00
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[California] FIKES: E-cig reporting: What went wrong? Flawed, slipshod journalism misrepresented study

Science journalism ended the year on a down note, with widespread misreporting of a study from San Diego researchers on the risk of electronic cigarettes...Jacobs picked a story from the Daily Telegraph as the “most dangerous, irresponsible, and ill-infor
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jan 26, 2016 13:26
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