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[California] Tobacco industry gathers signatures to overturn SF’s menthol ban

The draft title of a proposed measure, “Referenda: Repeal of Ordinance Banning the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products” was filed...by law firm Nielsen Merksamer, which counts Altria Client Services Inc., formerly Philip Morris, among its clients. “They a
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jul 14, 2017 22:10
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[Canada, California] Attorney General Becerra Cracks Down on Tobacco Company for Selling Illegal Cigarettes

filed a lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer, Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE), for failing to comply with California laws regarding tobacco sales and illegally selling the product in California. In filing this lawsuit, the Attorney
California Attorney General's Office
added Jul 13, 2017 21:07
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[California] Action Starts on San Francisco’s Total Flavor Ban

a new coalition called Let’s Be Real San Francisco has been formed to launch an effort to gather signatures from San Francisco voters to require the city’s Board of Supervisors to place a referendum question on an election ballot next year. Under the cit
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 24, 2017 03:19
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[California] CIGARETTE TAX REVENUES AND DISTRIBUTIONS (xlsx)

CALmatters
added Jul 11, 2017 16:45
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[California] Early returns suggest smoking drop in response to state tax

Cigarette pack “distributions”—tax lingo for a pack of cigarettes typically sold from a distributor to a retailer, and a good proxy for consumption—dropped 56 percent year-over-year in the two months following the tax increase, according to data obtained
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 11, 2017 04:57
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[California] Early returns suggest smoking drop in response to state tax

The early data suggests that yes, California cigarette sales have declined significantly since prices went up. In fact, the drop is even sharper than the state anticipated—which could spell trouble for state coffers. Cigarette pack “distributions”—tax
CALmatters
added Jul 11, 2017 16:33
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[California] Cigarette sales dive after tax hike, but why?

It’s possible that some California consumers are buying lower-taxed cigarettes in neighboring states, or even over the internet. Kerstein, though, said stepped-up enforcement and travel distances hamper illegal purchases. “It seems the success rate for o
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 11, 2017 04:55
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[California] LEVINE: Marin Voice: Keeping our state beaches clean and healthful

The California Legislature has the opportunity to build upon its legacy of taking on Big Tobacco by approving my bill, AB 725, which will prohibit smoking on state beaches and in state parks. Californians are no strangers to the dangers of cigarettes and
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Jul 8, 2017 20:05
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Oregon raises smoking age to 21, joining California, Hawaii as only states to do so

“This is really important because we know 95 percent of lifetime smokers start before age 21 and by removing tobacco from peer groups in high schools, we’re ensuring that young people have a lesser likelihood of knowing someone over the age of 21, and wi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 8, 2017 14:51
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[California] Stephen Kessler: Sympathy for smokers, but your butts are abominable

here’s where my sympathy stops: with the butts you leave on the ground everywhere — in the gutters of my neighborhood, by park benches off West Cliff Drive, in parking lots, on sidewalks, on the beach...please consider the rest of us, human and otherwise.
Santa Cruz County (CA) Sentinel
added Jul 8, 2017 00:18
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