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[California] With Hermosa Beach smoking ban, the devil is in the details

City Council was expected to pass a smoking ban citywide—extending beyond current no-smoking areas to all public right-of-ways in the city—on Tuesday night. But there were two major changes to the ban. The first is a shift from a misdemeanor to an infrac
The Beach Reporter (Manhattan Beach, CA)
added Jul 16, 2016 00:34
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Workplace secondhand smoke exposure: a lingering hazard for young adults in California

33% of young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area still reported workplace SHS exposure in the past week, with those in lower income occupations and working in non-office environments experiencing the greatest exposure. Closing the gaps that exempt certai
Tobacco Control
added Jul 15, 2016 02:42
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A Chat With The Head Of California’s Doctor Lobby

Larson said the CMA is looking to the state’s initiative process for relief. Proposition 56, a proposed cigarette tax, and Proposition 55, an extension of the Proposition 30 income tax increases that voters approved in 2012, are both on the November ball
California Healthline
added Jul 15, 2016 02:25
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[California] Hermosa Beach coucil gives OK to smoking ban, rolling outages resolution

Hermosa Beach’s City Council tentatively approved an expanded smoking ban in the city’s outdoor areas at its Tuesday night meeting. The ban would apply to all public outdoor areas, and private outdoor areas where the public is invited, such as businesse
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:52
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Editorial: Tobacco tax increase in California is long overdue (East Bay Times)

voters can save thousands of lives, substantially reduce the state's health care costs and increase its atrociously low reimbursement rates for doctors who treat poor patients. California spends $9 billion a year on tobacco-related medical care, and taxp
East Bay (CA) Times
added Jul 13, 2016 16:52
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[California] Is Vaping Introducing a Whole New Generation to Nicotine?

The question of whether e-cigs are triggering an uptick in tobacco use among teens is an important one, Kamerow says. “But we don’t need to know the answer to that to know that we don’t want kids smoking them," he says.
Consumer Reports
added Jul 13, 2016 16:13
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[California] E-cigarettes, Cigarettes, and the Prevalence of Adolescent Tobacco Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

the high prevalence of combined e-cigarette or cigarette use in 2014, compared with historical Southern California smoking prevalence, suggests that e-cigarettes are not merely substituting for cigarettes and indicates that e-cigarette use is occurring in
Pediatrics
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33
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[California] E-Cigarettes and Future Cigarette Use

E-cigarette use in never-smoking youth may increase risk of subsequent initiation of cigarettes and other combustible products during the transition to adulthood when the purchase of tobacco products becomes legal. Stronger associations in participants wi
Pediatrics
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33
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[California] Calif. Judge Reduces $2M Award In Knockoff Hookah Case ($$)

trimmed a hookah maker’s $2 million jury verdict on Monday after holding that there was sufficient evidence to support the finding that a distributor willfully infringed the company’s trademarks with knockoffs but not to justify the entire statutory damag
Law360
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33
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[California] GLANTZ: Kids are not just substituting e-cigs for cigs; e-cigs are expanding the tobacco epidemic

Jessica Barrington-Trimis and her colleagues have published two important papers in Pediatrics on the link between e-cigarette and cigarette use, both based on a large longitudinal sample of Southern California youth who have been followed for many years
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33
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