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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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[California] Smoking, vaping banned at the Mid-State Fair and the Paso Robles Event Center

Smoking and vaping will be prohibited at the fair and at the Paso Robles Event Center as a whole starting July 1, according to a Mid-State Fair news release. Visitors were previously allowed to smoke in designated areas, but the new policy bans the pract
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune
added Jun 26, 2017 02:26
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[Hong Kong, California, Texas] Medics Urge E-Cig Legalisation In Australia, But Bans Continue To Spread

An open letter signed by 135 renowned health experts urges Australia to back off from its harsh restrictions on nicotine e-cigs, as a proposed amendment on legalisation moves through the parliamentary system. However, across the world health authorities c
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 25, 2017 17:36
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[California] Smoking Will Be Prohibited In Most Pleasanton Apartments, On Balconies

Pleasanton City Council this week unanimously voted to expand the ban to include smoking, including include e-cigarettes and marijuana, inside apartments, on balconies, patios and common areas of multifamily apartments.
Patch.org
added Jun 23, 2017 01:54
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