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As tobacco age rises to 21, California sales, revenue down

California’s official move Thursday to raise the legal tobacco purchase age to 21 years old will lower the state’s tobacco tax income by about $68 million a year, according to legislative analyses. But sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products have
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 10, 2016 12:33

New Landmark California Tobacco 21 Law

ATTENTION RETAILERS! New Tobacco 21 Law Goes into Effect June 9, 2016. Resources are now available to help you get prepared.... This age-of-sale sign meets legal requirements for the wording, font size, and size of the sign. Printing Instructions: Pl
California Department of Public Health
added Aug 5, 2016 13:07

LOPEZ: California raised its smoking age to 21. That will likely save lives.

the research on this point is actually pretty clear: A higher minimum legal age for buying cigarettes really does save lives....the laws may not be perfect, and they may be disobeyed at times. But the overall evidence is suggestive: Higher minimum legal a
Vox Media
added Jun 10, 2016 12:39
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In addition to raising the smoking age to 21 owner operated businesses and places like hotel lobbies will now fall under the smoke-free workplace law. "All of those loopholes will be closed, and really, people will be protected from second-hand smoke,"
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:31

You now must be 21 to buy tobacco in California. Is a cigarette tax next?

But some health advocates said states should go further and raise taxes on tobacco products. This November, Californians will get their chance to do so when they vote on a ballot initiative that would increase the state’s cigarette tax from $0.87 to $2.
added Jun 10, 2016 12:29

California raises smoking age starting Thursday

California e-cigarette smokers will also see restrictions after Thursday. All e-cigarette and vapor products will be reclassified as traditional tobacco products in the law. This law is opposed by the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association – a lobbyin
USA Today
added Jun 9, 2016 16:42

New smoking age takes effect in California: Under-21s now barred from buying tobacco in nation's most populous state

As of Thursday, the nation's most populous state joins Hawaii and more than 100 municipalities in restricting tobacco from younger citizens. Anyone who sells or gives tobacco to people under 21 could be found guilty of a misdemeanor crime.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 9, 2016 15:12

Battling California’s C-Store Tobacco Ban

The National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) is engaging its retail members to oppose California Senate Bill 1400, which would ban the sale of tobacco products in all convenience stores, grocery stores, liquor stores, gas stations and drug stores st
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 9, 2016 05:14

New smoking age to take effect in California

Beginning Thursday, smokers have to be at least 21 to buy tobacco products in California. The nation's most populous state joins Hawaii and more than 100 municipalities in raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Anyone who sells or gives tobacco to
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 9, 2016 05:13

Senate advances bill requiring cigarettes to be sold in tobacco-only stores in California

The Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would ban the sale of tobacco products in supermarkets and other stores where minors are allowed to shop without adult supervision. Sen. Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) said his proposal to limit tobacco sales to
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 7, 2016 15:26
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