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[California] County divides up $1.1 million in tobacco money

Local nonprofit groups will share $1.1 million in grants for programs designed to make Napa County residents healthier, from smokers seeking to kick the habit to young mothers needing transitional housing. The Napa County Board of Supervisors awarded th
Napa Valley (CA) Register
added Jun 1, 2016 18:45
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EDITORIAL: California’s tax system is in need of reform

Why is California’s cigarette tax among the lowest in the nation, even though relatively few Californians smoke? (Hint: Tobacco has very good lobbyists).
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 28, 2016 19:41
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[California] Palm Springs considers ban on outdoor smoking

City Councilman Geoff Kors is exploring a change to the city’s smoking ordinance that would eliminate smoking on the outdoor patios at restaurants and bars, a move meant to protect not only other patrons from the effects of second-hand smoke, but the wor
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added May 27, 2016 22:19
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[California] Senate approves tobacco-free zone at kids' athletic events

Los Angeles Times
added May 27, 2016 22:15
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[California] Haven't you Heard? Johnny Depp's ex Vanessa Paradis puffs casually on a cigarette in LA... as he heads for divorce number two

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
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[California] LIEF: Gwynn’s Appeal to Jury Could Overshadow Medical Science

Precisely, the kind of chewing tobacco Gwynn used does have some risk of oral cancer, but not parotid gland cancer, which is the kind to which he succumbed. Don’t just take our word for it. Supporting this view is the American Medical Association and the
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 27, 2016 16:52
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SULLUM: California Undermines Public Health By Treating E-Cigarettes Like the Real Thing

Gov. Jerry Brown signed SBX2 5, which expands the definition of tobacco product under several statutes to include “an electronic device that delivers nicotine or other vaporized liquids to the person inhaling from the device.”
Forbes
added May 28, 2016 16:27
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Who walks into vape shops in Southern California?: a naturalistic observation of customers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Vape shops provide consumers a place to purchase and discuss e-cigarettes and offer an environment that serves as a place of recreation with customers lounging once inside. Findings should inform local tobacco control efforts and regulatory policies in t
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 27, 2016 11:22
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Large majority of California voters favor raising tobacco tax $2 per pack, poll says

The poll results are a boost to a coalition of health groups called Save Lives California that has submitted signatures it believes are sufficient to qualify the measure for the November ballot. “Voters are poised and ready to save lives and ask smokers
Los Angeles Times
added May 26, 2016 08:27
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[California] Blinded in One Eye by an Exploding Vape

An e-cigarette exploded and tore through a man's eye, smashed two cheekbones and then set a fire, the man, now blind in one eye, claims in a lawsuit against vaping retailers and distributors. Joseph Cavins and his wife of 32 years say injuries from v
Courthouse News
added Jun 10, 2016 01:40
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