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California Nurses Association Joins Widespread Support for Prop 56

With 17,000 California kids starting to smoke each year, one-third of whom will die from it, tobacco is a dire public health crisis that will persist unless we step up to Big Tobacco,” said Zenei Cortez, RN and Co-President, California Nurses Association.
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added Oct 12, 2016 20:08
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[California] New Sunnyvale smoking ordinance in effect

The updated ordinance places new limitations on smoking outdoors as well as smoking within multi-family housing. Smoking is now prohibited in the city in all public outdoor dining areas, within 25 feet of buildings’ doors and windows, within 25 feet of t
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 12, 2016 20:00

[California] BIRR: Advocates of Tobacco Tax on E-Cigarettes Use Dead Kids in Ad Campaign

“Let people make their own choices,” Steven Greenhut, Western Region director for the R Street Institute, told NPR. “Vaping is not entirely safe. But it’s pretty clear that vaping is far less harmful than smoking.”
Libertarian Republic
added Oct 11, 2016 22:10

[California] Health Groups and Children’s Advocates Take on Big Tobacco’s Dishonest Campaign Tactics

SACRAMENTO – Health groups and children’s advocates delivered a stark message to Big Tobacco’s front door in Sacramento today, dumping 5,600 toe tags from a body bag, representing the number of children who will start smoking this year and later die from
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added Oct 11, 2016 21:31

[California] Long Beach Leaders and Community Members Stand Up to Big Tobacco’s Outrageous Claims about Prop 56

Councilmember Roberto Uranga, Vice President of LBUSD Board of Education Megan Kerr, Long Beach Community College Trustee Doug Otto and other health and education leaders from Long Beach communities united to denounce a new lie-filled, tobacco industry-fu
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added Oct 11, 2016 21:31

[California] AM Alert: Health groups put heat on tobacco over Prop 56

heart, lung and cancer groups are raising the stakes and conjuring up images of dead children in a new attack on the tobacco industry opposing a $2 cigarette tax increase on the November ballot. The health groups are dropping 5,600 “toe tags,” used to ide
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 11, 2016 18:40

[California] This is what can happen if an e-cigarette blows up while you're using it

Los Angeles Times
added Oct 11, 2016 16:51

[California] Smoking ban proposed for county parks blessed by parks commission

Under the proposal presented to the commission by county health department staff on Thursday, Manzanita and Jacks Peak parks would be completely smoke-free, while smoking would be limited to designated areas at Royal Oaks, Toro, Laguna Seca, and San Lore
Monterey County (CA) Herald
added Oct 11, 2016 15:14

[California] Big Tobacco Forced to Pull Down Campaign Ad After Latest Big Lie is Exposed

Big Tobacco’s ads claimed the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is opposed to Proposition 56. One small problem: It’s simply not true... The false claims were made in two separate ads for the Tobacco-funded No campaign, which were taken off the air
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added Oct 11, 2016 02:12

California Playbook: BIG TOBACCO’S $10M push to stop tobacco tax

-- Tobacco companies throwing nearly $10 million into final push to kill Prop. 52 Tobacco Tax over the weekend, state records show, h/t Meridian Pacific ballot tracker:
added Oct 11, 2016 01:51
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