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[California] Governor to consider banning smoking near youth sports events

Brown will also get to decide whether to ban smoking within 250 feet of Little League baseball games and other youth sports events. The latest bill was approved Thursday by the state Senate and sent to Brown, who previously raised the smoking age to 21 a
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[Nevada] California Ranks As Least Tax Friendly State

Kiplinger has ranked California the “least tax friendly state.”...Cigarettes are taxed $0.87 per pack and all other tobacco products are taxed at 28% of the wholesale price...Nevada does have a higher cigarette tax ($1.80 per pack)
MyMotherLode.com (Sonora, CA)
added Aug 26, 2016 23:42
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[California] “You have the right to protect your health”: Perceptions of Secondhand Smoke and Exposure Mitigation Strategies in Low-Income Patients With Heart Disease, San Francisco, 2011–2012 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although most participants in our study identified SHS exposure as a nuisance and harmful to health, not one participant spontaneously listed heart disease as an SHS risk. There was greater awareness that SHS causes lung disease and some cancers. Although
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:03
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California’s misguided anti-vaping measure will harm public health

apply comparable levels of taxation to e-cigarettes and most other vaping-related products, is a misguided effort that will harm both public health and consumer choice, according to a new policy short by R Street Western Region Director Steven Greenhut an
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[California] GREENHUT/SMITH: PROP 56: TOBACCO INITIATIVE FAILS TO MAKE CRUCIAL DISTINCTIONS (PDF)

government “bootleggers” are using Prop 56 to attack a less-harmful alternative to smoking in an effort to maintain their tax addiction. They’ve recruited the “Baptist” pleasure police of the anti-tobacco lobby to do their dirty work. The consequence
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[California] U.S. pharmacies sell cigarettes for less than other stores

Cigarettes are often cheaper at the very place that people shop for health supplies and fill medicine prescriptions, according to a new study in California. “Compared to other types of stores, pharmacies charged customers less for cigarettes, more for bo
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2016 20:08
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[California] Chronicle recommends: Yes on Prop. 56

We do agree with one point Big Tobacco is making: Passage of Prop. 56 will generate a steadily diminishing revenue stream. This is a good thing. It means fewer people will be smoking. This will save lives, lower the burden on the state budget and help bu
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 26, 2016 17:10
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[California] EDITORIAL: Chronicle recommends: Yes on Prop. 56

Passage of Prop. 56 will generate a steadily diminishing revenue stream. This is a good thing. It means fewer people will be smoking. This will save lives, lower the burden on the state budget and help businesses by raising productivity and lowering healt
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Nov 7, 2016 14:33
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Prices for Tobacco and Nontobacco Products in Pharmacies Versus Other Stores: Results From Retail Marketing Surveillance in California and in the United States

Compared with other stores, pharmacies charged customers less for cigarettes and more for bottled water. State and local policies to promote tobacco-free pharmacies would eliminate an important source of discounted cigarettes.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 25, 2016 04:29
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[California] Tobacco Companies’ Campaign Commits Cyberfraud to Trick Voters

In an illegal and unscrupulous attempt to mislead voters, a public relations firm that works for tobacco companies was redirecting visitors to the web address “YesOnProposition56.org” to a tobacco company-financed site attacking Proposition 56.
Yes on 56.org
added Aug 26, 2016 17:08
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