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[California] Oakland bans flavored tobacco products

Flavored tobacco products such as menthol cigarettes, blunt wraps and e-cigarette, or vape materials, will be banned in Oakland as of next year. The Oakland City Council approved the ban Tuesday night. The ordinance, dubbed the “Oakland Children Smokin
East Bay (CA) Times
added Sep 20, 2017 23:50
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[California] One e-cigarette with nicotine leads to adrenaline changes in nonsmokers’ hearts

“These findings challenge the concept that inhaled nicotine is benign, or safe,” Middlekauff said. “Our study showed that acute electronic cigarette use with nicotine increases cardiac adrenaline levels. And it’s in the same pattern that is associated w
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:56
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[California] Oakland Gives Final Approval to Restrict Sale of Menthol Cigarettes and Other Flavored Tobacco

The No More Flavored Tobacco coalition comprises the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), American Heart Association, American Lung Association in California, Americans for Nonsmoke
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 20, 2017 22:43
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21 Colleges and Universities Receive Grants to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campuses Across California

Antelope Valley College (Lancaster) Citrus College (Glendora) Long Beach City College (Long Beach) Whittier College Oxnard College Ventura College Bakersfield College California State University Chico (Chico) Reedley College Columbia College (Sonora) Gavi
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:08
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[California] American Cancer Society, CVS Health Foundation Award CSU, Chico $20,000 Grant to Support Tobacco-Free Campus

a $20,000 grant as part of its Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative. The initiative is a partnership between the American Cancer Society and the CVS Health Foundation’s “Be the First” campaign, as part of the foundation’s five-year, $50-million comm
California State University, Chico
added Sep 20, 2017 03:38
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[California] Loma Linda University researchers awarded $1.4 million NIH grant to study tobacco control in Asia

a $1.4 million grant from the NIH to develop new research methods for enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco-control programs in Cambodia, Laos and Mongolia.
Loma Linda University Health
added Sep 19, 2017 19:35
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[California] Town Business: Who Is Lobbying Against Oakland's Flavored Tobacco Ban?

Oakland residents have been targeted with ads from a group called "Let's Be Real Oakland,"... But it appears that Let's Be Real Oakland is a project paid for entirely by the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company.
East Bay Express
added Sep 20, 2017 23:30
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Smoking pot or tobacco at California beaches could soon be illegal under bills headed to Gov. Brown

Secondhand smoke is a health risk, and discarded cigarette butts contain chemicals that can harm animals that eat them, the lawmakers said. Health groups such as the American Cancer Society support the measures. “This bill would reduce the serious health
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 14, 2017 04:02
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[California] Referendum will target San Francisco ban on flavored tobacco products

An ordinance banning flavors in tobacco products in San Francisco is going to a voter referendum in June after nearly 34,000 individuals signed a petition. ...[RAI] is participating in the petition effort led by Let’s Be Real San Francisco...it has spent
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 7, 2017 15:31
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[California] SF supes uphold flavored tobacco ban as it’s cleared for ballot

In a cutting speech Tuesday, Supervisor Malia Cohen urged her colleagues to stand behind the flavored tobacco ban they passed unanimously in June and not be swayed by a petition sponsored by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. — a company she called “a notorious ki
San Francisco Chronicle
added Sep 6, 2017 16:17
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