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[California] ‘Thirdhand smoke’ can be embedded in furniture, fabrics, SDSU research says

A new San Diego State study shows tobacco smoke can embed traces of toxins into furniture and fabrics. SDSU Department of Psychology Chairman Georg E. Matt led the study that investigated concentrations of residual nicotine in the air and in traces left o
Daily Aztec (San Diego State U.)
added Dec 14, 2018 05:33
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[California] CalPERS Decision to Divest from Tobacco Is Costly

(CalPERS) has lost $3.581 billion in investment gains by divesting from tobacco stocks, which amounts to about 1% of current assets, during a 17-plus-year period ending June 30, 2018, shows a new report b
aiCIO (Asset International for Institutional Chief Investment Officers)
added Dec 13, 2018 13:28
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[California] ‘Sexual favors for cigarettes’: Multi-victim East Bay sex offender gets short jail term

A Discovery Bay man accused of sexually abusing three teen girls — including by giving them marijuana, alcohol and cigarettes in exchange for sex acts — accepted a plea deal that with good behavior could see him freed within a year. On March 23rd, 2017 la
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 13, 2018 18:18
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California’s Pension Fund Says No to Tobacco Stocks but Yes to Marijuana Stocks

Recently, the fund estimated that it missed out on $3 billion in returns through 2014 because of that decision. That’s money Calpers could have used: As of last year, it had a $138.5 billion unfunded liability. Calpers spokeswoman Megan White told Barron’
Barron's
added Dec 13, 2018 13:34
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[California] County properties go smoke-free Jan. 1

Yolo County will be joining a number of neighboring cities and counties that have made their properties completely smoke-free when a new ordinance goes into effect Jan. 1. Approved by the Board of Supervisors in August 2017, the ordinance covers all count
Davis (CA) Enterprise
added Dec 13, 2018 02:31
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[California] Will A Change In Governor Finally Get A Smoking Ban At Beaches Passed?

Senator Steve Glazer (D-7th District) and Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-10th District) introduced Senate Bill 8 on Monday. It’s similar to a trio of bills vetoed by Governor Brown at the end of the last legislative session. At the time, he wrote a direct
KOVR CBS 13 / (West Sacramento, CA)
added Dec 11, 2018 16:59
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[California] Beverly Hills New Smoking Regulations In Effect

Retailers in the city of Beverly Hills have until Friday, December 21, to remove flavored tobacco products from their store shelves, the city announced in a press release on Monday, December 10. The city of Beverly Hills has been promoting a healthy lifes
Canyon News (Beverly Hills, CA)
added Dec 12, 2018 12:50
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[California] Juul Said It Would Disrupt Big Tobacco. They May Join Forces Instead

"Juul is a tobacco company disguised as a tech company," said Christine Chessen, a mother of three who attended the hearing. "I am outraged to have Big Tobacco in our city." The uproar highlights the tension surrounding Juul, which has branded itself
Bloomberg News
added Dec 6, 2018 14:54
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[California] Assemblymember Jordan Cunningham proposes limits on e-cigarette company advertising

The bill, AB131, would prohibit e-cigarette companies from advertising to anyone under the age of 21 by using cartoons, packaging that imitates candy or any use of the word “candy.” If passed, companies would be fined up to $10,000 for repeat violations.
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Dec 6, 2018 18:37
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[California] JUUL Takes a Page from Big Tobacco

The e-cig giant has been paying for research, contracting with labs that critics say favor the tobacco industry, and boosting its image through "school curriculum."
East Bay Express
added Dec 11, 2018 19:02
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