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[California] DREXLER: Close to Home: Statewide smoking law has local roots

the biggest public health impact is the historic law that will increase the legal age to buy tobacco to age 21. ... Sonoma County has a lot to be proud of as the place where this legislation was born. Fifteen years ago, with the support of the Sonoma Cou
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added May 22, 2016 19:44
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[California] O.C. man says he lost eye from e-cigarette explosion, files lawsuit

The cigarette had exploded, ricocheting off Cavins’ left eye and landing on a bookshelf, where it started a fire, he said. Cavins’ wife, Pat, helped him put out the fire and rushed him to the hospital. Doctors said the device hit his face with such forc
Orange County (CA) Register
added May 20, 2016 18:32
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[California] News poet inspired by CalPERS’ tobacco reinvestment debate

The State Worker’s email netted a surprise this week after CalPERS decided to speed up a reporting deadline that some anti-smoking advocates fear will eventually put pension dollars back into tobacco companies. The note came from Tim Torkildson, whose I
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 19, 2016 23:26
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[California] Editorial: Cigarette tax hike is too much

Today, it’s cigarettes. Tomorrow it will be soda drinks, and alcohol cannot be far behind. Don’t be fooled by these measures. They are what they look — tax hikes.
Porterville (CA) Recorder
added May 19, 2016 23:08
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Can California landlords evict their tenants for smoking legal weed?

A new bill could codify landlords’ existing rights to prohibit smoking marijuana in their properties — regardless of whether the smoker is legally registered to use the drug
The Cannabist
added May 18, 2016 20:05
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[California] Marin strengthens smoking ban on county property

Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to amend the law “to clarify the prohibition” adopted in 2007 that bans smoking inside all enclosed facilities owned or operated by the county, as well as in outdoor areas within 20 feet of any doors or operable w
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added May 18, 2016 20:02
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STREET: Tom Steyer’s $2 Cigarette Tax Will Make California Smuggling Capital

Tax advocates would like to credit the tax implosion to a major decline in U.S. smoking, from 35 percent in 1975 to 17 percent. But that statistic does not explain why studies show youth smoking actually increased by 12 percent from 1991 to 2009. The re
breitbart.com
added May 18, 2016 13:53
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[California, Pennsylvania] Editorial: Efforts concerning vaping, smoking are a breath of fresh air

The Issue: The federal government and California make it harder for young people to smoke and vape. Our Opinion: We applaud .... We're especially concerned that Pennsylvania's lawmakers haven't moved to raise the age.
Reading (PA) Eagle
added May 18, 2016 06:59
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[California] FORSYTH v MPAA: STIPULATION AND ORDER RE [#39], May 17, 2016

THE COURT FINDS GOOD CAUSE EXISTS FOR THE PARTIES’ STIPULATION AND ON THAT BASIS THE FOREGOING STIPULATION IS APPROVED AND IS SO ORDERED.
Tobacco On Trial
added May 18, 2016 06:39
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[California] CIVIL DOCKET FOR Forsyth v. MPAA, May 15-17, 2016

05/17/2016 40 STIPULATION AND ORDER RE [#39]. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 5/17/16. (cl, COURT STAFF)
Tobacco On Trial
added May 18, 2016 06:26
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