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California man alleges tobacco imagery in films should be rated R

The suit states the defendants created the MPAA to advise and warn parents and children regarding film content that the average U.S. parent would find inappropriate or unsuitable for children under 17. Since at least 2003, according to the suit, the MPAA
Legal NewsLine
added Mar 2, 2016 22:22
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[California] Thirdhand Smoke Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Research published today in PLOS ONE ... shows that THS exposure causes insulin resistance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes, in mice... “If confirmed in humans, our study could greatly impact how people view exposure to environmental tobacco toxins,”
University of California, Riverside
added Mar 2, 2016 20:19
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[California] San Francisco raises tobacco purchase age to 21; voters to decide affordable housing requirements

The tobacco industry has threatened litigation in response to other cities raising the age to purchase tobacco. Healdsburg had passed a similar law, but suspended the law in October due to lawsuit threats by the National Association of Tobacco Outlets. T
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Mar 2, 2016 20:11
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Beanie-wearing Justin Bieber spends 22nd birthday at California ski resort... enjoying beer and cigarettes after hitting the slopes

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2016 15:02
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[California] San Francisco Raises Tobacco Sale Age to 21

San Francisco’s actions continue the growing momentum in support of raising the age of sale for tobacco products to 21. To date, the state of Hawaii and over 125 cities and counties in nine states have raised the tobacco sale age to 21 (PDF). This is a c
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2016 09:16
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[California] Supes raise age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 — lawsuit possible

The legislation by Supervisor Scott Wiener makes San Francisco the second major city, after New York, to raise the age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. Mayor Ed Lee’s spokeswoman said he would sign the bill, which would also apply to e-cigarettes.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Mar 2, 2016 09:11
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[California] San Francisco Considers Raising Smoking Age To 21

The issue has gained traction nationally as lawmakers try to discourage young people from starting to smoke, especially popular e-cigarettes. A report last year by the Institute of Medicine found that 90 percent of daily smokers first tried a cigarette b
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added Mar 1, 2016 19:24
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[California] San Francisco votes on raising tobacco buying age to 21

Supervisors in San Francisco are voting Tuesday on whether to increase the minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, even as opponents argue that cities and counties cannot trump California state law. If the measure is approved, San Francisco would join B
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 1, 2016 15:59
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[California] EXPLOSIVE LAWSUIT COULD LIGHT UP E-CIGARETTE INDUSTRY

ABC30 legal analyst Tony Capozzi says the lawsuit could have national implications. "If the entire industry knows about this defect, and they're not doing anything about it, whatever happens in this lawsuit is going to carry across the country," he said.
KGO-TV ABC7
added Mar 1, 2016 09:35
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[California, New York] Seaway Valley Prevention Council in Ogdensburg praising lawsuit that aims to give movies depicting tobacco use an R rating

“These film companies and trade groups rated these films as appropriate for children under the age of 17, despite having been informed that films with tobacco recruit large numbers of American children to use tobacco,” Billings says in the release. “In f
North Country (NY) This Week
added Feb 29, 2016 19:04
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