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[California] Barack Obama: 'I was kicked out of Disneyland'

revealed he was kicked out of Disneyland when he was a teenager for smoking. Mr Obama was on the gondolas after attending a Kool & The Gang concert when he was escorted away by police officers. Speaking at a Democratic congressional rally in in Anaheim,
Sky News (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 16:58
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[California] Obama told a story at an Anaheim rally about how he once got kicked out of Disneyland for smoking cigarettes on the gondolas

"I'm ashamed to say this, so close your ears young people, but a few of us were smoking on the gondolas," Obama said as the crowd laughed and whistled. "These were cigarettes, people. Terrible thing, but I'm a teenager, I'm rebellious."
Business Insider
added Sep 9, 2018 16:57
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[California] Family of baseball great Tony Gwynn settles lawsuit against tobacco industry giant

A major tobacco company agreed Thursday to settle a negligence and product liability lawsuit filed by the family of San Diego Padre great Tony Gwynn, who died of cancer at 54, decades after the company allegedly hooked him on — and then used him to promo
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[California] VIDEO: Family of late Tony Gwynn settles lawsuit with tobacco company

Gwynn used as many as two cans of smokeless tobacco per day...According to attorneys for the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company and attorneys for the Gwynn family...this matter has been resolved to all parties’ satisfaction. The terms will remain confidential
KUSI-9 (San Diego, CA)
added Sep 9, 2018 19:01
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[California] Gwynn's family settles suit with tobacco company

Gwynn’s widow and children filed the wrongful death lawsuit in 2016. In their filing, they contended Gwynn was “hopelessly addicted” to the company’s smokeless tobacco and started using it in 1977. That was about 10 years before health warnings were prin
Reuters
added Sep 8, 2018 20:22
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[California] Gwynn Family, Tobacco Company Reach Settlement in All-Star Tony Gwynn’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

“We assess litigation on a case-by-case basis and determined this agreement was in the best interests of the company,” U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. spokesman Steve Callahan said in a statement to NBC 7. Altria, which bought U.S. Smokeless Tobacco in 2009,
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Sep 8, 2018 20:21
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[California] Smoking ban in effect on all campuses

This semester marks the beginning of a smoke-free campus, according to a newly enforced ban implemented by the City College board of trustees. The ban, passed in April, exempted medical marijuana users, according to a May 10 Guardsman dispatch. But
The Guardsman (City College of San Francisco)
added Sep 6, 2018 20:19
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[California] Local nonprofits educate community on the dangers of vaping

Teenagers can purchase vaping devices, JUUL in particular, through social media platforms such as Snapchat and Instagram with hashtags #doit4juul and #juulnation advertising the product....“They’re always surprised when we tell them how much nicotine is
Coast News (Encinitas, CA)
added Aug 31, 2018 11:44
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[California] Annenberg analyzes social media, cigarette brands

After five months, the research revealed that some social media users have been paid by tobacco companies or compensated with gifts. The researchers also found that certain parties that had free alcohol and giveaways were encouraging attendees to post pi
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:41
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California wildfires fuel a new push to ban smoking at state parks and beaches

environmentalists have advanced new legislation to prevent lighting up in certain public places. The proposals, approved Thursday by the Senate, now go to Gov. Jerry Brown, who vetoed three previous bills on the issue. Supporters feel this year’s devas
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 31, 2018 01:41
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