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[California] Andrew Ha: Smoke-free the way to go

On April 21, the Healthy Air Vallejo committee hosted a health fair for the residents of Harbor Park Apartments. We wanted to thank them for allowing us to do an observational study and to request tenant surveys in order to gain more data about secondhan
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Apr 25, 2018 10:23
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[California] GLANTZ: The tobacco industry is using the same old arguments against San Francisco law ending the sale of flavored tobacco products

their unsuccessful campaign in 1988 to block Proposition 99, California’s landmark tobacco control education and research program. Back then they argued that if the voters increased cigarette taxes there would be a huge increase in crime. Check out thei
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 19, 2018 19:28
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[California] Smoking Cessation Therapies Do Not Raise Cardiovascular Risk

Despite the proven efficacy of smoking cessation medications, some doctors hesitate to prescribe them because of suspected side effects such as heart attack and stroke. A new, large-scale study led by UC San Francisco may help allay these concerns. It fo
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Apr 17, 2018 10:01
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[California] Long Beach bans e-cigarette - vaping' in public spaces

The City Council voted 5-1 on Tuesday to add electronic cigarettes to the city tobacco ordinance, requiring sellers of the devices and derivatives to comply with the law and prohibiting their use in smoke-free areas. Councilman Dee Andrews, who first pr
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Apr 15, 2018 16:17
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[California] GLANTZ: RJR isn’t bragging about its single-handed backing of effort to overturn SF tobacco flavor ban

has single-handedly financed the referendum – Proposition E on the June ballot -- to overturn San Francisco’s prohibition on flavored tobacco products (to the tune of $3.5 million so far). They certainly don’t brag about it on their internet ads like th
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 14, 2018 21:13
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[California] Going High-Tech to Clear the Air

The new endeavor will utilize a cellphone-friendly tracking app to scan QR codes placed on existing signage throughout the 304-acre campus. Students, faculty and staff can scan the QR code when they see tobacco litter or someone using tobacco, and a geog
California State University San Marcos
added Apr 14, 2018 16:28
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[California] Cigarette pack messages about toxic chemicals: a randomised clinical trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chemical messages on cigarette packs did not lead to higher intentions to quit among smokers in our trial. However, chemical messages informed smokers of chemicals in cigarettes and harms of smoking, which directly supports their implementation and would
Tobacco Control
added Apr 14, 2018 01:40
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[California] Smokers Mount Fight Against Flavored Tobacco Ban In San Francisco

Dozens of people gathered on the steps of city hall Thursday morning, chanting “No on E! No on E!” They were rallying to fight for their right to choose to smoke. “We just legalized marijuana. Now you want to ban menthol cigarettes?” asked Shawn Richard
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added Apr 7, 2018 18:36
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[California] Editorial: Yes on Prop. E to uphold S.F. tobacco ban

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has shrewdly allowed local shop owners to serve as the sympathetic face of the campaign... The primary impact of the ban, however, would be on products that are deadly and addictive. The Chronicle therefore recommends voting yes
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Apr 7, 2018 18:33
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[California] San Franciscans Rally in Opposition to Tobacco Products Ban

No on Prop E – Stop the Prohibition Proposition – today kicked off a two-month push to inform voters about the troubling paternalistic approach...opponents of the ban on menthol cigarettes, hookah tobacco, virtually all vaping products, and many other tob
PR Newswire
added Apr 6, 2018 16:07
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