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[California] ARCHIVE: Juul e-cigarettes and teens: 'Health problem of the decade'?

They take a hit, sucking on the device as they would a cigarette. Then, "they blow into their backpacks ... or into their sweater when the teacher isn't looking," said Elijah Luna, 16, a sophomore at Vista del Lago High School in Folsom, Calif., about 30
added Aug 28, 2018 15:02

[California] Plastic straw ban? Cigarette butts are the single greatest source of ocean trash

A leading tobacco industry academic, a California lawmaker and a worldwide surfing organization are among those arguing cigarette filters should be banned. The nascent campaign hopes to be bolstered by linking activists focused on human health with those
NBC News
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01

[California] R-rating resolution falls a vote short in Cal. Assembly

After breezing through the California State Senate, a resolution recommending that Hollywood stop recruiting millions of kids to smoke was smothered in an Assembly Committee on Tuesday — just one vote shy of escaping onto the Assembly floor and winning a
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:09

[California] WHATMATTERS: Keeping score at home? Soda loses, tobacco wins

the Assembly Health Committee failed to approve a resolution calling on Hollywood to give R-ratings to movies that depict smoking. Resolutions are statements and cannot be enforced. The vote: Seven Democrats voted yes and one Republican voted no. But fiv
added Aug 24, 2018 12:08

[California] Smoking rules take shape in Half Moon Bay

A conflicted Half Moon Bay City Council passed the first reading of an ordinance regulating tobacco sales and smoking in certain places, including multifamily residences and potentially all city sidewalks. The council voted 3-1 for the city’s first smok
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Aug 24, 2018 11:53

[California] Public comment to Calif Bureau of Cannabis Control on Things that are Right and Wrong in their proposed regulations

Bowling, Dan Orenstein, and I recently submitted this public comment.... With a strong regulatory framework, the cannabis industry can be...allowed...without enabling the repetition of practices from other industries, such as tobacco or alcohol, that have
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:04

[California] Public Health Oriented Comments on State Cannabis Regulations from PHI

Dear Colleagues, As promised, attached are model comments for your organizations to use in response to the proposed regulations put out by the Bureau of Cannabis Control...undermine local control and the autonomy of California cities and counties to pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:59

[California] Ban the butts to flick toxic cigarette filters out of SF

From July to December 2017, San Francisco kept 100,000 butts off the streets by making cigarette ashcans publicly available in the Richmond and Sunset districts. That number will grow as the City installs more ashcans in other neighborhoods. San Francisc
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Aug 22, 2018 19:54
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[California] A victory for public health: Fontana approves smoke-free parks ordinance

The American Lung Association in California applauds the Fontana City Council for voting in favor of public health and unanimously passing a smoke-free parks policy at its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 14. “We greatly appreciate the work of the Fontana City
IE News Group (Inland Empire (CA) Community Newspapers)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:43

[California] EXCLUSIVE: Actor Jimmy Bennett, 22, puffs on a cigarette while wearing 'F**k off' sweatshirt hours after it was revealed he was 'sexually assaulted by Asia Argento' when he was 17

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 17:49
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