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[California] Editorial: Prop. 56 would make our state healthier

One of tobacco's tactics is a series of TV ads saying the proposition would take money away from education. That is false. The proposition is written so that the $1 billion-plus a year it generates would not be considered part of the Proposition 99 formu
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Sep 30, 2016 12:49
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[California] African American leaders join efforts to push Anti-Smoking Initiative

Health advocates and political leaders in the African American community, joined efforts to push through anti smoking Prop 56 on September 23, during a press conference held in front of the Sentinel office on Crenshaw. Assemblyman Reggie Jones Sawyer (D
L.A. Watts Times
added Sep 30, 2016 12:47
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[California] Demonstrators Protest Fatal Police Shooting of a Black Man in El Cajon, Calif.

A responding officer fatally shot Mr. Olango after he pulled an object from his pocket, the police said. On Wednesday night, the police identified the object as a vape smoking device with a silvery cylinder the police said “was pointed toward the officer
New York Times
added Sep 29, 2016 19:43
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[California] Locals weigh in on cigarette tax hike on November ballot

"I think that, for me, it might help me to quit," said Brooke Brouett. Cigars, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes with nicotine would also be hit with the tax hike. "I think it will definitely cause people to smoke a little less or think more ab
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:36
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[California] African American Leaders Join Efforts to Push Anti-Smoking Initiative

joined the efforts to push through anti-smoking Prop 56 on September 23, during a press conference held in front of the Sentinel office on Crenshaw. Assemblyman Reggie Jones Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) and LA Community College Trustee Sydney Kamlager spoke ea
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Sep 29, 2016 18:53
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[California] VICA, San Diego and Santa Monica Chambers Join Outpouring of Support for Prop 56

Support for Proposition 56...continues to grow, with the Valley Industry Commerce Alliance (VICA), San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce adding their voices in support of the campaign to reduce tobacco’s deadly toll
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 28, 2016 23:02
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[California] Editorial: Ignore outrageous Prop 56 tobacco tax ads

Don’t let the tobacco industry that kills so many Americans kill Prop 56. Think for yourself. Vote yes on this life-saving measure.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 28, 2016 22:36
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Smoking is still OK at California state parks and beaches after Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a proposed ban

"The complete prohibition in all parks and beaches is too broad," he wrote in his veto message. "A more measured — and less punitive — approach might be warranted." The veto came a day after Brown also decided not to sign a bill that would have banned s
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 28, 2016 20:53
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[California] Judge Blasts Atty Fee Request In $2M Hookah TM Fight ($$)

denied a motion for attorneys’ fees to a victorious trademark-infringement defendant, blasting the hookah wholesaler for a litigation strategy that he says wasted the court’s time and might have even been an indication of bad faith. Online hookah seller
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[California] Shasta College’s plans for a smoke-free campus stalled

Gov. Jerry Brown's veto of a bill that would have banned smoking on all public colleges has stalled plans at Shasta College to go smoke-free. "That was a big piece of the puzzle," Kevin O'Rorke, vice president of student services at Shasta College, said
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Sep 28, 2016 04:17
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