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[California] How Big Tobacco is using social media to lure teens

The deceptive social media campaigns for Big Tobacco have been viewed 25 billion times worldwide, including nearly nine billion times in the United States. Because social media knows no international bounds, children in the United States freely receive p
KFMB-TV CBS 8 (San Diego, CA)
added Nov 7, 2018 20:44
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[California] Los Angeles City Attorney Files Injunctions Against E-Cigarette Companies

law enforcement officials have long been suspicious of how electronic cigarettes are marketed, and last week Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer filed injunctions against three e-cigarette companies: Los Angeles–based VapeCo and its parent company, NEwh
LA Weekly
added Nov 6, 2018 16:56
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Dismissal Of Claim Juul Misrepresents Nicotine Levels Denied In California ($$)

In an Oct. 30 holding, a California federal judge found that purported class claims that JUUL Labs Inc. misrepresents the amount of nicotine in its electronic cigarettes are...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:04
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[California] As teen use of Juul soars, doctors ask, what's really in these e-cigs?

Olivia Gordon, who participated in the UCSF study on the effects of teen use of e-cigarettes, demonstrates how students at her high school would hide Juul in their jacket sleeves and sneak puffs of the flavored nicotine vapor during classOlivia Gordon, w
NBC News
added Nov 7, 2018 23:28
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[California] City Atty. Mike Feuer files suits against three online vape companies for allegedly targeting minors

injunctions against three electronic cigarette companies, Los Angeles-based VapeCo Distribution LLC, its parent company, NEwhere Inc., and Kandypens Inc., for failing to verify customer ages, selling tobacco products without federal approval and marketing
The Hub (LA, CA)
added Nov 2, 2018 08:43
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[California] Polytobacco use among young adult smokers: prospective association with cigarette consumption

Conclusions. Findings suggest that individuals who use more tobacco products are at greater risk for increased cigarette smoking and maintaining a multiple product use pattern.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 2, 2018 07:30
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Point-of-sale marketing of little cigars and cigarillos on and near California Tribal lands

Policy-makers and Tribal leaders should consider regulations that would limit access to LCCs at point of sale to help prevent youth initiation and reduce smoking-related morbidity and mortality among American Indians.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 2, 2018 07:26
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[California] Juul must face lawsuit over e-cigarette nicotine potency - judge

partially rejected Juul’s argument that the federal Tobacco Control Act preempted the plaintiffs’ claims that its advertising and labeling violated various states’ laws.
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2018 18:57
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THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Plaintiff, vs. NEWHERE INC., a California Corportation; VAPECO DISTRIBUTION LLC, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY; AND, DOES 1-50, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS (PDF)

For years, Defendants have been using their popular social media accounts to glamorize the use of electronic cigarettes (also known as vaping) and to target youth. Using the same marketing techniques that big tobacco used a generation ago, Defendants' web
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2018 23:11
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THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Plaintiff, v. KANDYPENS INC., a Delaware corporation; and DOES 1-50, inclusive, Defendants: COMPLAINT FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF AND CIVIL PENALTIES (PDF)

For years, Kandypens has been using celebrity endorsements, product placement in music videos, and stylized photos on social media accounts to glamorize and popularize the vaping of highly addictive, flavored, liquid nicotine (“e-liquids”) and marijuana
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2018 23:04
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