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California anti-smoking drive cut rates in half

Smoking in California has dropped by more than 50 percent since the state launched its Tobacco Control Program in 1988, according to a Department of Public Health report. In 1988, the report says, 23.7 per cent of California adults were puffing away, bu
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 30, 2015 17:07
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[California] In re TOBACCO CASES II: APPEALS from a judgment of the Superior Court of San Diego County, Ronald S. Prager, Judge. Affirmed in part; dismissed in part.

On appeal, plaintiffs...contend the court erred as a matter of law by determining the only measure of restitution in a UCL products action is the measure set forth in Vioxx.... We conclude all of plaintiffs' points lack merit, and thus we affirm the judg
California Courts (Judicial Council of California)
added Sep 28, 2015 20:18
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[California] E-Cig Users Push Again For Class Cert. In False Ad Row ($$)

Plaintiffs in a proposed class action on Wednesday in California federal court made another attempt to certify two classes in their suit against NJOY Inc. accusing the company of falsely advertising its popular e-cigarettes as healthier than tobacco cigar
Law360
added Sep 24, 2015 18:58
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[California] City poised to ban smoking in multi-unit homes

Smoking in multi-unit housing will be prohibited under an extension of Manhattan Beach’s smoking ban that received its first reading Tuesday night. Smoking was banned throughout the city in July last year. At its August 18 meeting, council asked staff t
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Sep 17, 2015 17:35
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Readers React Another cigarette tax hike: Haven't California smokers paid enough?

Fewer than 12% of Californians smoke, while more than half are overweight or obese. Both of these groups have health problems in one form or another, so why should the 12% pick up the tab for “unspecified” healthcare and prevention programs for all? Soun
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 9, 2015 10:56
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[California] L.A. MOVES TO BAN SMOKELESS TOBACCO AT DODGER STADIUM & CITY BALL PARKS

This morning the City Council's Health, Mental Health & Education Committee will consider a motion by Councilman José Huizar that would prohibit the products at city baseball venues. Here's the proposal's key language: ... The city of Los Angeles shoul
LA Weekly
added Sep 8, 2015 11:16
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LaFAIVE/NESBIT: California Tax Bills Asking for Trouble

Lawmakers raising cigarette excise taxes are well-intentioned but misguided
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Sep 2, 2015 20:36
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[California, Massachusetts] Boston City Council Votes to Take Tobacco Out of Baseball, Including Historic Fenway Park

Boston joins San Francisco in making all baseball stadiums tobacco-free, with both ordinances scheduled to take effect before the 2016 season (San Francisco on January 1 and Boston on April 1). These great baseball cities have set a powerful example that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 2, 2015 14:38
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[California] Vaping shops say FDA regulation could put them out of business

With its thousands of brands of liquid nicotine packs and accessories, the fast-growing industry has had free rein to operate without regard for consumer safety, the FDA says. Alarmed by a surge in nicotine poisonings and the potential for abuse by child
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 25, 2015 19:38
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[California] Bill would allow local taxes on tobacco

Senator Mike McGuire’s legislation to continue to fight the impacts of tobacco use on public health was approved in the Senate’s Extraordinary Session Committee on Health Care this week. California has one of the lowest tobacco taxes in the nation
Lake County (CA) Record-Bee
added Aug 21, 2015 10:40
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