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Top 10 Contributor List: November 2016 General Election: Prop 56 - California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016: Opposing

1 Philip Morris USA Inc. and its affiliates...$19,478,325 / 2 R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and its affiliates, by its service company RAI Services Company $13,235,970...Total from top contributors $35,588,859
California Fair Political Practices Commission
added Sep 4, 2016 11:13

[California] Chronicle recommends: Yes on Prop. 56

We do agree with one point Big Tobacco is making: Passage of Prop. 56 will generate a steadily diminishing revenue stream. This is a good thing. It means fewer people will be smoking. This will save lives, lower the burden on the state budget and help bu
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 26, 2016 17:10

[California] U.S. pharmacies sell cigarettes for less than other stores

Cigarettes are often cheaper at the very place that people shop for health supplies and fill medicine prescriptions, according to a new study in California. “Compared to other types of stores, pharmacies charged customers less for cigarettes, more for bo
added Aug 25, 2016 20:08

LGBT organisation successfully advocated for ban on tobacco promotions in San Jose, California

Recently, the tobacco companies released advertisements linking tobacco use with contemporary LGBT issues (eg, freedom to smoke likened to freedom to marry, figure 1)8 and LGBT pride.9 ,10
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:24

[California] Prop 56 will increase cigarette tax and include electronic brands

increase current state excise tax on cigarette sales by $2 a pack with equivalent increases on other tobacco products. And, for the first time, electronic cigarette products containing nicotine would be classified as “other tobacco products” and subject
Idyllwild (CA) Town Crier
added Aug 19, 2016 10:59

California Federal Judge Orders Couple To Stop Using Tobacco Trademark ($$)

default judgment in favor of a hookah tobacco company that sued a couple who was using the company’s trademarked brands and ordered the couple to pay $575,000 (Starbuzz Tobacco Inc. v. Issa Hilo, et al., No. SACV 16-0303 AG, C.D. Calif.).
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 11, 2016 14:33

[California] Indian tobacco is a blast from the past in Redding

An exciting population of native tobacco plant has emerged from its seed bank in Redding. It's difficult to know how long it has been waiting there for the right conditions to grow, but the bloom hints at some profoundly interesting American Indian hist
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Aug 7, 2016 23:00

California initiative draws fire for opening the door to TV ads that promote pot smoking

We don’t want to see smoking re-normalized, and exposure to marketing and advertising does that. — Ravi Dave, UCLA Health cardiologist “We view marijuana advertising in the same light as cigarette and e-cigarette advertising — we don’t want to see smoki
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 2, 2016 14:54

[California] Why toxic compound emissions vary in e-cigarettes

While previous studies have found that electronic cigarettes emit toxic compounds, a new study...pinpointed the source of these emissions and shown how factors such as the temperature, type, and age of the device play a role in emission levels, informati
University of California, Berkeley
added Jul 28, 2016 17:51

California Attorneys File 2 Suits Alleging E-Cigarette Injuries

filed complaints in two California superior courts, accusing e-cigarette manufacturers and retailers of products liability, negligence and breach of warranty after two of their clients were injured while using them (Thomas Vickrey v. The Vapor Spot Vapor
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:54
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