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[California] Gov. Brown Signs Major Tobacco Bills, Raises Legal Age to 21

Brown signed three other bills: An expansion of smoke-free workspaces to include hotel lobbies, bars, banquet rooms and employee break rooms Expansion of eligibility for tobacco prevention funds to charter schools Increases tobacco retailer license fee
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added May 5, 2016 15:56
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California’s Governor Jerry Brown Signs Historic Legislation to Keep Kids From Getting Hooked on Nicotine

Statement from Jim Knox, California Vice President of Government Relations, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)
Business Wire
added May 5, 2016 11:36
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[California] Brown Signs Five Anti-Tobacco Bills, Vetoes One

The notoriously unpredictable governor waited until the final day he could to act on the bills – and neither supporters nor opponents knew what to expect. Most of the bills will take effect on June 9th, 90 days after the Legislature adjourned the specia
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added May 5, 2016 11:35
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California raises age to purchase tobacco to 21

“It is long past due for California to update our approach to tobacco," said Steven Larson, president of the California Medical Association. “There has been an alarming rise in the use of e-cigarettes by teens, putting them at risk for lifelong addiction
Reuters
added May 5, 2016 11:33
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Making History in California: Governor Brown Signs the Tobacco 21 Bill.

Statement of Rob Crane, MD, President, Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation.
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2016 10:31
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With Governor’s Signature, California Raises Tobacco Age to 21, Enacts Other Measures to Reduce Tobacco Use

By increasing the tobacco age to 21, the nation’s largest state provides incredible momentum to similar efforts nationwide. The state of Hawaii and at least 145 localities in 10 states previously raised the tobacco age to 21 (PDF), including New York Cit
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 5, 2016 10:26
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Deadline looms for California governor to act on tobacco age

Gov. Jerry Brown faces a midnight deadline to act on six bills to restrict tobacco use in California, including one to raise the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.
AP - Associated Press
added May 4, 2016 21:59
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[California] Bill by Assemblyman Jim Wood would allow landlords to ban smoking of medical marijuana

The prospect of her landlord banning the smoking of medical cannabis is upsetting. “I’d have to go back on a ton of meds,” she said. But a bill proposed by Assemblyman Jim Wood, D-Healdsburg, would make it clear that California landlords who prohibit sm
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added May 4, 2016 06:48
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[California] CIVIL DOCKET FOR Forsyth v. MPAA, May 2-3, 2016

34 ORDER by Judge Richard Seeborg GRANTING 30 REGARDING PAGE LIMITS FOR BRIEFING ON DEFENDANTS ANTI-SLAPP MOTION AND MOTION TO DISMISS. / 36 ADR Certification (ADR L.R. 3-5 b) of discussion of ADR options [nb: Alternative Dispute Resolution]
Tobacco On Trial
added May 3, 2016 21:05
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[California] Shirtless Harry Potter star Tom Felton smokes a roll-up as he parties with friends in the sunshine

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 3, 2016 16:27
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