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California lawmakers return to the Capitol to tackle leftover business

including one to restrict the use of electronic cigarettes. The anti-vaping bill is one of five measures proposed last year to address tobacco use, including proposals to increase the tobacco tax by $2 a pack, raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 and expa
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 4, 2016 16:53

[California] E-cigs damage DNA in lab study

Heavy exposure to electronic cigarette vapor damages DNA in cell cultures, causing genetic instability that could lead to cancer, according to a study by VA San Diego Healthcare System and UC San Diego researchers.
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jan 1, 2016 01:07

[California, Hawaii] New Year Heralds New Laws Raising Tobacco Sale Age to 21

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds Hawaii, Santa Clara County and the growing number of cities and counties that have raised the tobacco sale age to 21. Increasing the tobacco sale age to 21 will reduce tobacco use among youth and young adults –
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:48

[California] Tobacco age rises to 21 in Santa Clara County

Starting Jan. 1, 2016, Santa Clara County will become the first county in California to raise the age to purchase tobacco and electronic smoking products from 18 to 21. The ordinance, approved by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors in June, appli
Morgan Hill (CA) Times
added Dec 30, 2015 16:55

[California] Santa Clara County: Tobacco purchase age rising to 21

The new year will usher in a Santa Clara County law that officials hope will deter kids and young adults from getting hooked on nicotine by raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco and electronic smoking products to 21.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 29, 2015 17:44

[California] Santa Clara County raises legal age on tobacco and electronic cigarette purchase

Santa Clara County has raised the legal age to purchase cigarettes and electronic cigarettes from 18 to 21, becoming the first such county to do so in the country. The new ordinance will take effect on Jan. 1—stores will be required to post signage and a (National)
added Dec 29, 2015 16:38

No butts: UC program aims to help more California smokers snuff their habit

it’s working to connect patients more quickly and seamlessly to a statewide smoking-cessation program. Buster Halcomb, 66, is one of those patients. The Sacramento retiree, who has a chronic cough, got his first taste of tobacco at age 7, working as a sh
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 29, 2015 16:37
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‘UC Quits’ Working to Help California Smokers Get Rid Of Smoking

will connect patients across the state with a smoking-cessation program. Buster Halcomb, 66, one of those patients said he first tasted tobacco when he was at the age of seven. But now, Halcomb who has a chronic cough is fighting hard to quit his lifelong
Uncover California
added Dec 29, 2015 16:36

[California] It takes a UC village: Smoking cessation goes high tech

UC Quits, a University of California program that marries established tobacco cessation counseling and the electronic health records of every patient who gets care at the academic health center at UC Davis, UC San Diego, UCLA, UC Irvine or UC San Francisc
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Dec 29, 2015 16:31

[California] Letters: Cigarette taxes save lives

“Cigarette tax hike just another money grab” condemning Save Lives California’s cigarette tax initiative... As a pediatrician who cares for the tiny lungs of children, I don’t have the luxury of kneejerk reactions. I see the impacts of smoking and second
Orange County (CA) Register
added Dec 28, 2015 19:40
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