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[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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EDITORIAL: Vote yes on Proposition 56 to raise California's too-low tobacco tax

The battle to pass Proposition 56 will be tough, as always, because of the power of the tobacco lobby, which already is making deceptive claims like this one: ‘Prop 56 cheats schools out of at least $600 million per year.’
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 30, 2016 21:47

[California] Los Angeles Times Endorses Proposition 56

a string of major newspaper endorsements for Prop 56: Sacramento Bee, San Francisco Chronicle, Fresno Bee, Bakersfield Californian, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Monterey County Herald, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, and East Bay Times. The Ventura County Star, which
Yes on
added Sep 30, 2016 21:45

[California] LEVIN: How would the Prop. 56 tobacco tax really affect poor smokers?

So why do we have few smokers if tobacco is relatively cheap? Public health experts credit California’s low smoking rate partly to aggressive anti-smoking campaigns and other initiatives, such as banning workplace smoking and being the first state to ban
added Sep 30, 2016 21:39

California Today: $2 More for a Pack of Cigarettes?

If the initiative passes, Professor Glantz said, “I think that we will end up with smoking that is so low that the behavior will simply collapse.”
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2016 12:35

[California] Revealed: 'Mentally ill' Ugandan refugee took out an E-CIGARETTE and pointed it at cops before he was shot by an officer in San Diego

El Cajon police department have said the object was a silver vaping device, a Smok TFV4 MINI, about three inches long and an inch in diameter. El Cajon Police Department spokesman Lt. Rob Ransweilersaid that Olango also held the vape's box in his grip.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 30, 2016 02:41

[California] The Swedish Snus Store Opens on Abbot Kinney Boulevard

New pop up locale brings free Wi-Fi and device charging, indoor and outdoor workspaces, and complimentary coffee, water and snacks to Venice Beach..., the community-focused pop up will serve as a public hangout space, shared workplace and communal relaxa
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2016 02:41

[California] Editorial: Prop. 56 would make our state healthier

One of tobacco's tactics is a series of TV ads saying the proposition would take money away from education. That is false. The proposition is written so that the $1 billion-plus a year it generates would not be considered part of the Proposition 99 formu
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Sep 30, 2016 12:49

[California] African American leaders join efforts to push Anti-Smoking Initiative

Health advocates and political leaders in the African American community, joined efforts to push through anti smoking Prop 56 on September 23, during a press conference held in front of the Sentinel office on Crenshaw. Assemblyman Reggie Jones Sawyer (D
L.A. Watts Times
added Sep 30, 2016 12:47
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[California] Demonstrators Protest Fatal Police Shooting of a Black Man in El Cajon, Calif.

A responding officer fatally shot Mr. Olango after he pulled an object from his pocket, the police said. On Wednesday night, the police identified the object as a vape smoking device with a silvery cylinder the police said “was pointed toward the officer
New York Times
added Sep 29, 2016 19:43
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