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Senate panel votes to raise California gas tax 12 cents a gallon

Another panel approved bills to hike the legal smoking age to 21, regulate e-cigarettes and allow counties to place local tobacco taxes on the ballot...lawmakers approved a package of bills that aim to reduce the state's health care costs by reducing Cali
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 20, 2015 10:47
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[California] Costa Mesa public vaping ban gets first approval

The city has begun the process of banning vaping and electronic cigarette smoking in its public parks and city buildings in a move designed to protect residents from secondhand “smokeless” vapor. The Planning Commission approved the ban Monday as part of
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jul 29, 2015 11:56
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[California] Smoke break! Kristen Stewart joins Chloë Sevigny for a cigarette outside a Los Angeles restaurant

With a cigarette in one hand and her jacket held in her other, she leaned on the wall as she puffed away like a pro. Her smoking partner Sevigny meanwhile wore a pair of baggy dungarees over a black sports bra.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26
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[California] Two Tobacco Bills Go In, None Remain

A bill to hold electronic cigarettes to the same regulations as traditional cigarettes failed on Wednesday after it met one amendment too many in the Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization. In the same committee, another anti-tobacco bill was wi
California Healthline
added Jul 14, 2015 20:45
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[California] Initiatives and Referenda Cleared for Circulation: Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Statute.

Increases cigarette tax by $2.00 per pack, with equivalent increase on other tobacco products and electronic cigarettes. Allocates revenues primarily to increase funding for existing healthcare programs and services; also for tobacco use prevention/contr
California Secretary of State
added Jul 11, 2015 10:11
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THE CALIFORNIA HEALTHCARE, RESEARCH AND PREVENTION TOBACCO TAX ACT OF 2016 (Version I) (PDF)

we submit the attached proposed Initiative, entitled the "California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of2016" (Version 1), to your office and request that your office prepare a title and summary. Included with this submission is the req
California Attorney General's Office
added Jul 11, 2015 10:08
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Impact of smoking on California's economy in decline at $18.1 billion per year

Nicotine & Tobacco Research publishes the third in a series of studies on the cost of smoking... While an $18.1 billion cost of smoking is still quite an economic burden for California to bear, the results of this study show that, overall, the state's tob
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 9, 2015 10:20
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[California] EDITORIAL: E-cigarette regulation is the real issue, not raising smoking age to 21

Whether the cutoff for sale is 18 or 21 is less important than ensuring that we stay ahead of the curve and keep our kids healthy, here in the 21st century.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 22, 2015 21:42
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[California] EXCLUSIVE: 'Brian Wilson was on deathwatch - he'd drop lit cigarettes in bed, lying in his own waste.’

Grossly overweight and addicted to drugs, Wilson was on the 'verge of death' in a Los Angeles hospital bed in late 1982 when Eugene Landy was asked to step in. Describing the tragic scene, Evan said: 'Brian was on deathwatch, he was so incapacitated he w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2015 15:34
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GLANTZ: ACSH's Gilbert Ross attacks California Dept of Public Health for releasing sensible brochure on e-cigarettes

Ross spent all of 1996 at a federal prison camp in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, having being sentenced to 46 months in prison for his participation in a scheme that ultimately defrauded New York's Medicaid program of approximately $8 million. During a three-
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 24, 2015 10:55
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