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[California] SF’s battle over flavored tobacco heats up

supervisors on Tuesday will reconsider the flavored-tobacco ban they passed unanimously in June. It is now facing a referendum petition to suspend it that has nearly 34,000 certified signatures — well over the 19,040 required to put the matter to voters.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Sep 5, 2017 17:44
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[California] David Hockney, Contrarian, Shifts Perspectives

his regular denunciations of the antismoking movement. He smokes a pack a day, and blithely discounts the hazards of cigarettes and cigars. “Churchill smoked 10 cigars a day for 70 years,” he tells me with apparent glee. “Well, nowadays, they tell you tha
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2017 14:57
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[California] Tobacco-Free Policy Comes Into Effect

On Aug. 1, USF became a completely smoke and tobacco free campus after the tobacco-free campus policy came into effect. Public Safety is aware of the new policy, but students will not be disciplined for violations. Enforcement of this policy is the respo
San Francisco (CA) Foghorn (UCSF)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:21
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California appeals court affirms plaintiff judgment in tobacco case

affirmed a jury verdict that found Lorillard Tobacco Co partially liable for the death of a heavy smoker and awarded his widow $3.75 million in damages. The three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District, Division Eight, in a
Reuters
added Sep 4, 2017 11:56
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California Appeals Panel Affirms $3.75 Million Judgment Against Tobacco Company ($$)

affirmed a $3.75 million verdict in a product defect and negligence suit against a tobacco company to the widow of a man who died from lung cancer after finding that the trial court did not err in excluding evidence of the man’s exposure to asbestos (Taji
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:27
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[California] RJR Unit Can't Shake $3.9M Wrongful Death Verdict On Appeal ($$)

A California appellate court on Wednesday upheld a $3.8 million verdict against an R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. subsidiary for contributing to a smoker’s death by negligently designing its cigarettes, holding that federal law does not preempt the smoker’s w
Law360
added Sep 1, 2017 13:54
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California appeals court affirms plaintiff judgment in tobacco case

The three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District, Division Eight, in a unanimous decision on Wednesday said the trial court did not err in its jury instructions and federal law did not preempt the woman’s claims.
Reuters
added Sep 1, 2017 03:07
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[California] C.A. Upholds $3.8 Million Award Against Tobacco Company

Justice Rubin Declares That Federal Government Has Not Preempted Disputes Concerning Liability For Smokers’ Deaths, Rejects Contention That State Is Effectively Creating a Ban on Cigarettes
Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, CA)
added Sep 1, 2017 03:04
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[California] Moving Closer to a Smokefree L.A.

As part of their project, UCLA Center for Health and Policy Research is partnering with community-based organizations to take steps toward expanding smokefree apartment living in the city of Los Angeles. The project will reduce secondhand smoke exposure
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Aug 31, 2017 15:48
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[California] Grassroots Coalition Blocks San Francisco Menthol Ban

when the Board of Supervisors returns from recess in September, it can make one of three decisions: Rescind the ordinance, Call for a special election, or Put the question on the ballot on the next scheduled election in June...."I think the number of sig
Convenience Store News
added Sep 4, 2017 20:12
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