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[California] Proposition 56: Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. (PDF)

SECTION 1. Findings and Declarations Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death and disease in California, claiming the lives of more than 40,000 people every year. Each year thousands of Californians require medical and dental treatment
California Attorney General's Office
added Sep 4, 2016 11:28
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[California] Campaign Finance: PROPOSITION 056 - CIGARETTE TAX TO FUND HEALTHCARE, TOBACCO USE PREVENTION, RESEARCH, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.

How much money is being raised and spent to pass or defeat California propositions and ballot measures, and what are the sources of the money? Check here to follow the money trail.
CA Secretary of State
added Sep 4, 2016 11:19
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California ballot campaigns raise nearly $300M

Tobacco is outspending its opposition 2-to-1 in an effort to defeat Proposition 56, which would add a $2 tax onto each pack of cigarettes. That would increase the tax to $2.87. “Corporations have poured in more than $37 million so far to defeat the meas
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Sep 3, 2016 13:17
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[California] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Prop. 56: Vote YES to increase cigarette tax

As the number of smokers declines, so does the volume of cigarettes sold and the amount of taxes collected. Without an infusion of cash, California’s anti-smoking efforts and treatment may plateau, or even worse reverse. Californians should vote YES on
Bakersfield (CA) Californian
added Sep 3, 2016 13:13
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[California] Man sneaks onto jet at Los Angeles airport, smokes cigarette

Police say a mentally ill homeless man sneaked through a vehicle entrance at a Los Angeles airport, boarded an executive jet — and then when confronted put out a cigarette, causing $5,000 in damage to the plane's interior Thursday. The 25-year-old man, w
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2016 02:16
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[California] LATE CONTRIBUTION REPORT: NO ON 56 - STOP THE SPECIAL INTEREST TAX GRAB. MAJOR FUNDING BY PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES (MADE BY ITS SERVICE COMPANY, ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES LLC) / AMOUNT RECEIVED: $386,000.00
CA Secretary of State
added Sep 4, 2016 10:56
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[California] Oceanside outlaws smoking in underpass to beach

Come Sept. 23 it will be unlawful to smoke within the Pier View Way Underpass to the beach. City Council unanimously voted to ban smoking in the underpass and within 25 feet of it on Aug. 24.
Coast News (Encinitas, CA)
added Sep 3, 2016 13:18
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BILL PERMITTING CALIFORNIA LANDLORDS TO BAN MEDICAL POT IS DROPPED

While the CDC says that tobacco and marijuana smoke both carry numerous cancer-causing chemicals, research efforts linking marijuana to cancer and/or lung disease have been inconclusive
High Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:13
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[California] Smoke break! Ashley Benson puffs on a cigarette in Hollywood following news Pretty Little Liars will end after seventh season

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 5, 2016 16:49
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California Legislature approves bill to ban smoking at state beaches and parks

State senators Tuesday approved a bill by State Sen. Marty Block (D-San Diego) that would ban smoking or disposal of tobacco products at a state owned or operated beach or park. The measure, SB 1333, will now head to the governor.
LGBT Weekly
added Sep 1, 2016 14:57
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