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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

[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

[California] UCLA Report Examines Demographics Of Young Vapers

A new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research offers a close look at the demographics of California teens who vape. The study, which is based on data from a statewide survey, reveals e-cigarette use is more common among teens of higher-in
KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Jul 28, 2016 15:53

[California] No butts about it: smoking on the ballot

The City Sonoma could become an almost non-smoking city if voters approve a measure on the November ballot. And Sonoma voters will also be asked to renew the half-cent sales tax that was originally passed in 2012. The Sonoma City Council on Monday appr
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Jul 25, 2016 20:22

AUDIO: Big Tobacco Raises $17 Million To Oppose California Cigarette Tax Increase

“This is classic tobacco industry strategy and deception...They will spend tens of millions of dollars to confuse and deceive the voters about the deadly nature of their product....” spokeswoman for No on Prop 56, says her campaign wants to educate voters
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:06

[California] VIDEO: MPAA Argues Ban On Smoking In Movies Defies First Amendment

Should a child going to a G-rated movie be exposed to characters smoking on screen? The MPAA is defending itself from a lawsuit about that. NPR' Scott Simon speaks with film historian David Thomson.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 23, 2016 17:49

[California] Paris Jackson, 18, and boyfriend Michael Snoddy stop for beer and cigarettes after sitting in the back of a pick-up truck

The smoking age in California was recently raised to 21, with an exception for active military personnel, who can buy cigarettes at the age of 18.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:46

[California] Duncan/Channon Named Ad Age’s 2016 Silver Small Agency of the Year in the West

Duncan/Channon’s AdAge Small Agency of the Year honors comes on the heels of several accolades for the agency’s “Wake Up” public health campaign for the California Tobacco Control Program, including a Silver Effie in the Advocacy category, Campaign of th
Business Wire
added Jul 22, 2016 17:31

[California] NCTD changes no smoking rules after suit

The North County Transit District board of directors voted Thursday to tweak the agency’s no-smoking rules after being sued by an Oceanside resident who said enforcement was too lax. The agency had two ordinances dealing with smoking — one that prohibite
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 22, 2016 02:00
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