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[California] Could Santa Barbara Go Smoke-Free?

The City of Santa Barbara on Tuesday took baby steps toward updating its 14-year-old smoking ordinance, which is out of sync with state law, doesn’t address electronic smoking devices or medical marijuana, and is overall far too lenient, according to the
Santa Barbara (CA) Independent
added Oct 5, 2016 20:08
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[California] New Smoking Bans Considered By Santa Barbara City Council

City Council members voted to update smoking ordinance by increasing smoking bans in public areas. Supporters want it to prohibit second-hand smoke in the entrances of businesses along State Street where they said smokers often loiter. A new ordinance c
KEYT-TV (Santa Barbara, CA)
added Oct 5, 2016 19:54

[California] Smoking hot! Melanie Griffith, 59, shows off her slim figure in all black attire while puffing a cigarette in LA

The 59-year-old actress looked youthful while puffing away on a cigarette.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 14:53

[California] New Independent Public Health Study Shows Prop 56 Will Save Lives

According to the study, the tax would lead to 83,000 fewer LA County smokers on average each year among adults 25 years and older. It would also mean 50,000 fewer adolescents and young adults (24 years and younger) will start smoking in LA County alone.
Yes on
added Oct 5, 2016 01:47

[California] Can Higher Cigarette Taxes Create Smoke-Free States?

Studies show that sin taxes do reduce the number of smokers -- but only if the tax is high enough. A 2014 report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities found that a 10 percent price increase in tobacco products generally results in a 3 to 7 perc
Governing Magazine
added Oct 5, 2016 01:27

[California] SWISLEY: Another View: Things to know about Proposition 56 – Tobacco Tax

People who support Prop 56 say it reduces tobacco-related healthcare costs and helps pay those costs. People who oppose Prop 56 say insurance companies will be paid more to treat the same people they treat today on Medi-Cal.
Auburn (CA) Journal
added Oct 4, 2016 14:42
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How the campaign against tobacco tax says it affects California schools / The tobacco tax campaign that's not about tobacco

“Not one penny goes to improve our kids’ schools,” the television ad says... Prop. 56 does not take any money away from the state’s education system. It provides about $20 million a year to anti-smoking programs in schools. So how do opponents of Prop.
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 3, 2016 21:49

GLANTZ: Campaign for California Tobacco Tax (Prop 56) hits the right tone in its media campaign

the Yes side launched a new, well-conceived and well-executed ad (“Trust”) that exposes and engages the industry while making the affirmative case for raising the tobacco tax. The yes campaign also reoriented its website to directly confront the industr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 2, 2016 13:35

[California] Expanded non-smoking law goes into effect in Sunnyvale

The updated ordinance prohibits smoking in all outdoor areas where food or drinks are consumed, within 25 feet of the doors and windows of buildings and within 25 feet of service areas such as bus stops. The limits also prohibit smoking at public events
KRON 4 (San Francisco, CA)
added Oct 2, 2016 01:41

[California] New Yes on 56 Ad Exposes Tobacco Industry’s Unscrupulous Tactics

asks voters who they trust: Tobacco companies who prey on kids, spending billions to market their deadly products and tens of millions lying to Californians about the tobacco tax initiative, or the education groups, cancer groups and pediatricians who sup
Yes on
added Oct 2, 2016 02:22
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