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[California] Air pollution affects lung cancer survival [FREE FULL TEXT]

These epidemiological findings support the hypothesis that air pollution exposures after lung cancer diagnosis shorten survival. Future studies should evaluate the impacts of exposure reduction.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Aug 8, 2016 20:37
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[California] DIRKX: Raise the cigarette tax to save lives; vote ‘yes’ on Proposition 56

Big tobacco companies will now spend millions of dollars on advertisements trying to convince us to vote “No” on Prop 56. But we must constantly remind ourselves to never believe anything said by people who make big profits selling products that can mak
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune
added Aug 5, 2016 13:31
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California initiative draws fire for opening the door to TV ads that promote pot smoking

We don’t want to see smoking re-normalized, and exposure to marketing and advertising does that. — Ravi Dave, UCLA Health cardiologist “We view marijuana advertising in the same light as cigarette and e-cigarette advertising — we don’t want to see smoki
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 2, 2016 14:54
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[California] MPAA, studios, theaters will file response to lawsuit alleging ratings system is fraudulent on Sept 15, hearing likely Oct 27

The MPAA, studios, NATO, and the plaintiffs in the national class action lawuit alleging that their rating system defrauds parents have agreed that the defndants' response to the plaintiff's June filing will be due on September 15, 2016 and proposed to t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 31, 2016 15:34
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[California] FORSYTH v MPAA: STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER RE…MOTION TO STRIKE and HEARING DATE, July 29, 2016

NOW, THEREFORE, the parties hereby stipulate that, subject to the Court’s approval: 1. Defendants’ special motion to strike Plaintiff’s action pursuant to California’s anti- SLAPP statute, in Code of Civil Procedure § 425.16, and Defendant’s motion to d
Tobacco On Trial
added Aug 1, 2016 20:57
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[California] National class-action lawsuit

On 25 February 2016, a national class-action lawsuit was filed against the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the major studios who run it — Disney, Paramount, Sony, Fox, Universal and Warner Bros.—along with the National Association of The
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jul 31, 2016 15:35
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[California] 'Shark Tank' contestant accused of threatening to shoot a man for smoking near home

Michael Barzman — co-founder of Invisiplug, a power strip designed to blend in with hardwood floors — was arrested earlier this month after pointing a gun at a man smoking outside a Burbank business near his apartment,
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 29, 2016 00:28
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[California] Want to smoke in Hermosa Beach? Starting next month, good luck

Smoking tobacco and electronic cigarettes — or marijuana, for that matter — in any Hermosa Beach public area will soon be outlawed as city leaders mount a more aggressive campaign to try to snuff out the practice. The City Council voted 5-0 on Tuesday ni
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
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[California] Why toxic compound emissions vary in e-cigarettes

While previous studies have found that electronic cigarettes emit toxic compounds, a new study...pinpointed the source of these emissions and shown how factors such as the temperature, type, and age of the device play a role in emission levels, informati
University of California, Berkeley
added Jul 28, 2016 17:51
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[California] 12th Annual Art Deco Festival Returns to the Queen Mary - August 19-21

Daily activities include a showcase of vintage cars, a colorful Bazaar offering collectibles and vintage goods for sale and expert lectures spanning topics from filmmaking, the evolution of smoking
PR Newswire
added Jul 27, 2016 21:13
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