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[California] Salon Turning over a new Leaf: Is Big Marijuana becoming the new Big Tobacco?

Are fears of a corporate weed sellers marketing to kids founded — or is it just an anti-legalization smoke screen?...the tide is shifting in favor of legalization. Twenty-five states and the District of Columbia have already legalized marijuana in some fo
Salon Magazine
added Oct 19, 2016 19:32
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[California] WILLIAMS: Black Health Experts Call on Obama to Use His Bully Pulpit on the Issue of Menthol Cigarettes

In a bold move, last week a group of African American activists including a number of doctors and other health care professionals reignited discussion on this important and relevant issue when it penned a letter to the president and described the use of
The Black Voice News (Riverside, CA)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01
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[California] Everything you need to know about Prop. 56 which aims to tax vapers

California’s legislative analyst and the state’s finance director say Proposition 56 could raise $1 billion to $1.4 billion in state revenue by the 2017-2018 year, with potentially lower annual revenues over time. The measure calls for that money to go
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 17, 2016 19:00
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[California] CUSHING: Prop 56: Tax ‘em if you smoke ‘em

We all pay for smoking, whether we partake or not. Here’s a case where ‘less’ of it really is ‘more’ beneficial to Californians. I’ll vote Yes on 56.
Pleasanton (CA) Weekly
added Oct 17, 2016 05:01
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ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE CALIFORNIA HEALTHCARE, RESEARCH AND PREVENTION TOBACCO TAX ACT OF 2016 Job creation and economic activity (PDF)

Proposition 56 that, if passed by the voters, will increase the tax on cigarettes by $2.00 per pack (with corresponding increases for other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes) and allocate the money to increasing funding for MediCal (Medicaid in Cal
eScholarship
added Oct 16, 2016 15:12
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Update on the Effect of the California Tobacco Control Program (PDF)

After 2000, California lost the advantage that it had over the Rest of the US in:  having a higher excise tax on tobacco  spending more on Tobacco Control Programs  These two interventions continued to be strong predictors of the number of cigarettes
Tobacco Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP)
added Oct 16, 2016 15:05
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What Investing in Tobacco Control Buys You in California

In light of the changing landscape of tobacco use, access to healthcare, and the California economy, the economic models developed for those studies were recently updated with current data. See the links below for more detail.
Tobacco Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP)
added Oct 16, 2016 14:40
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[California] $2/pack increase in CA tobacco excise tax will reduce smoking, save billions in healthcare costs, and create jobs

My colleagues at UCSF recently released two research studies on the effects of the proposed tobacco tax increase in California at Proposition 56. Links to the full reports are at the end of this fact sheet (which, itself, is available at www.escholarshi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 16, 2016 14:39
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[California] Essential Politics: Senate candidates answer our questions, Issa's congressional district goes from 'leans Republican' to 'toss up'

The students also overwhelmingly favored ...Proposition 56, which would increases taxes on cigarettes;
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 15, 2016 01:59
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[California] EDITORIAL: Yes on Prop. 56: raising the tobacco tax a healthy idea

Giving a significantly higher percentage of revenue to anti-smoking programs would have been preferable. But especially because the higher price is likely to deter smoking — and to deter young people from starting smoking — we offer our strong support. Y
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Oct 14, 2016 20:02
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