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[California] Health Code - Banning the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products

San Francisco (CA) Board of Supervisors
added Jun 30, 2017 03:22
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[California] GLANTZ: San Francisco passes landmark ban on sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol

This law, and the ones that preceded it, are yet another example of how the real leadership in fighting big tobacco is still coming at the community level. Had the Obama Administration allowed the FDA to deal with menthol these laws would not have been
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:09
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[California] Supes Vote to Ban Menthols and Flavored Cigarettes

“Today, San Francisco sent a clear message that we need to do more to protect the health of our most vulnerable,” Supervisor Malia Cohen said in a news release. “Tobacco-related cancers lead all other cancer death rates in San Francisco, for both men and
San Francisco Weekly
added Jun 30, 2017 02:55
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[California] July 1: Tax on Tobacco Products Spikes Per Prop 56

In accordance with Revenue and Taxation Code section 30123(b), the BOE is required to annually calculate a tax rate on tobacco products that is equivalent to the combined rate of tax imposed on cigarettes ($2.87 per pack of 20, or $0.1435 per cigarette).
SCVTV (SANTA CLARITA, CA)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:44
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[California] Smoking Banned in Multifamily Rental Units

The unanimous decision was based on concerns for exposure and health issues related to second hand smoke. The new ordinance must be formally adopted at a subsequent Council meeting. Any new smoking restrictions will generally take effect six months later
Livermore (CA) Independent
added Jun 29, 2017 09:37
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[California] EDITORIAL: Smoking Ban

We were pleased to see the Pleasanton City Council expand its smoking ban to include multifamily rental units... At one time, there was concern that a ban on smoking would impact the ability to rent units; just the opposite has proven to be true. Pleasan
Livermore (CA) Independent
added Jun 29, 2017 09:35
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[California, Louisiana] What happens if the smoking age is raised?

Tommy talks with Stanton Glantz, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education at the University of California San Francisco, about raising the smoking age to 21 and the dangers of smoking.
WWL 870 AM / 105.3 FM (New Orleans, LA)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:04
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[California] San Francisco Menthol Ban Puts Millions in Tobacco Sales in Jeopardy

The measure’s passing comes soon after Ted Egan, chief economist for San Francisco’s controller’s office, issued a report detailing the ban’s potential economic effects. In the report dated June 13, Egan said the ban—which affects all tobacco flavors, i
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:01
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[California] RJR Unit’s Bid To Reverse $3.9M Wrongful Death Verdict Dims ($$)

the jury had found the cigarettes’ design was a key factor in a smoker’s death, casting doubt on the tobacco giant’s argument that federal law preempted...R.J. Reynolds is seeking to overturn a 2014 verdict finding that its subsidiary, Lorillard Tobacco..
Law360
added Jun 28, 2017 15:24
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[California] Analysts question whether planned San Francisco ban on menthol flavorings could have ripple effect

Menthol styles, which are mint-flavored, have proven controversial... The ban is opposed by small businesses, particularly convenience stores, which depend on tobacco product sales for a sizable portion of their revenue, as well as other purchases made b
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 26, 2017 12:34
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