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[California] Duncan Channon, CTCP Target 'Social' Smokers

“casual” smoking by young people (between the ages of 21 and 35) is on the rise even as daily smoking is declining. The new campaign, “Never Just A Smoke,” is designed to belie the perception that “social” smoking is any less harmful than “regular” smoki
MediaPost (Media Magazine)
added Jun 4, 2018 21:41
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[California] Another look for flavored tobacco ban

After months of discussions with business owners and meetings with community members, county officials are set to revisit Tuesday a proposed ordinance prohibiting retailers in unincorporated areas of the county from selling flavored tobacco products. A
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jun 4, 2018 21:39
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[California] San Francisco to vote on flavored tobacco ban

A $12 million campaign primarily funded by R.J. Reynolds is urging San Francisco voters next Tuesday to reject the city’s ban on selling flavored vaping products, hookah tobacco and menthol cigarettes. The flavored tobacco comes in brightly colored packa
Politico
added Jun 4, 2018 16:45
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[California] Opponents of Prop E Gather at City Hall Urging a "No" Vote on the Prohibition Proposition

"Prop E is arbitrary and patronizing. It explicitly targets the products preferred by communities of color, as if we're not capable of making these kinds of adult choices for ourselves," explained Shawn Richard, Executive Director of Brother Against Guns
PR Newswire
added Jun 4, 2018 14:26
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[California] KNIGHT: With SF’s slick campaign mailers, ridiculousness wins by a landslide

I can think of much better ways to spend $13.6 million in San Francisco. And I can think of dozens of issues I care more about. But I’ll vote for Prop. E because there’s something gratifying about R.J. Reynolds Tobacco seeing more than $10 million go up
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jun 2, 2018 10:20
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[California] MINTON: Prop E Win in San Francisco Would Be Loss for Public Health

Though anti-tobacco groups insist the media frenzy over the Juul is an organic response to rising Juul use in high schools and middle schools, there is compounding evidence that it was part of a calculated and concerted effort by anti-tobacco activists.
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jun 2, 2018 10:17
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[California, Illinois] GLANTZ: Tobacco Companies Fear Local Laws Ending the Sale of Flavored Products Like SF Proposition E Even More than Tobacco 21

an Francisco Proposition E (supported by health groups, opposed by RJ Reynolds Tobacco) was reinforced in Illinois when the tobacco industry agreed to drop its opposition to a state Tobacco 21 law in exchange for preempting local flavor bans (and also pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:30
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds is getting so worried about Prop E passing that they are starting to tell the truth in some of their advertising

If the voters uphold Prop E, people will still be allowed to sell and buy tobacco products in San Francisco, just not the flavored products that are so important to hooking kids. Not only is that not a flaw, it's the whole point of Prop E. (There are,
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:28
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[California] Southwest jet makes emergency landing after passenger lit cigarette

A Southwest Airlines jet made an emergency landing in California following reports that a passenger lit up a cigarette in a bathroom. The plane landed safely at San Jose Mineta International Airport, about 50 miles south of San Francisco. The airline sa
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 1, 2018 23:58
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[California] Putting Profits Before Kids, R.J. Reynolds Spends Over $11.6 Million in Effort to Overturn San Francisco Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

The huge sums Reynolds is spending in just one city is aimed at sustaining the pipeline of kids the tobacco industry needs to survive. Reynolds is going all-out to fight this law because they know that menthol and other flavors – including candy flavors
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2018 17:29
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