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[California] Tom Torlakson State Superintendent of Public Instruction Letter (PDF)

I am dismayed at tobacco companies' false and misleading contention that Proposition 56 would take money from schools. These claims are not only preposterous, they are insulting to those of us committed to the education and well-being of California's ch
Yes on
added Sep 21, 2016 21:32


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 dismiss...will be heard on October 27, 2016
Tobacco On Trial
added Aug 9, 2016 22:30

[California] DOCKET for FORSYTH v MPAA, Aug 9, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER Re: Defendants’ Reply in support of special motion to strike plaintiffs’ action pursuant to California’s Anti-Slapp statute and motion to dismiss, and hearing date for special motion to strike...Motion Hearing set for 10/27/2016 at 0
Tobacco On Trial
added Aug 9, 2016 22:15

Marijuana, tobacco taxes could bring $2 billion (or more) to California

California voters will be asked in November whether or not the state should levy new taxes on two 'sins:' tobacco and marijuana. Often referred to as 'sin taxes,' an excise tax on a good that's considered harmful is intended to curb the use of that goo
WTEN TV ABC Channel 10 (Albany, NY)
added Aug 8, 2016 22:26

[California] Air pollution tied to shorter survival with lung cancer

Exposure to air pollution has long been associated with an increased risk of lung cancer, and a new study suggests it might also be tied to a faster death from the disease. Researchers examined cancer registry data on more than 350,000 people diagnosed w
added Aug 8, 2016 20:35

VIDEO: California lawmakers called out for taking tobacco money

What do Gov. Jerry Brown, Assemblyman Adam Gray and state Sen. Isadore Hall have in common? They’re Democrats among a slew of California lawmakers who have accepted money from tobacco...American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is calling out elected
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 8, 2016 13:20

[California] Indian tobacco is a blast from the past in Redding

An exciting population of native tobacco plant has emerged from its seed bank in Redding. It's difficult to know how long it has been waiting there for the right conditions to grow, but the bloom hints at some profoundly interesting American Indian hist
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Aug 7, 2016 23:00

[California] Living in a city harms lung cancer patients: Sufferers with low exposure to air pollution 'live for twice as long'

Lung cancer sufferers with an early stage diagnosis of adenocarcinoma - the most common form - face a life expectancy of five years. But high exposure to air pollutants reduce the average survival time to just 2.4 years
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 5, 2016 20:13

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

In addition to advances in early detection and strategies to reduce exposures from active and passive cigarette smoking, environmental exposures, especially radon and air pollution, have emerged as potential public health targets.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Aug 8, 2016 20:39
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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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