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North Bay lawmaker proposes ban on smoking at California beaches and parks

Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-Greenbrae, argues his legislation is necessary to address health risks of secondhand smoke, as well as the unsightly and environmentally unfriendly practice of discarding cigarette butts in public outdoor spaces. “Smokers have
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Apr 20, 2017 14:52
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[California] San Francisco Seeks To Ban Sale Of Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Tobacco Products

Supervisor Malia Cohen, sponsor of the proposed ordinance, joined Tuesday with public health experts and community advocates to announce the measure, which she said goes beyond more narrow laws on flavored tobacco in cities such as Chicago, Berkeley and
California Healthline
added Apr 20, 2017 14:44
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[California] San Francisco May Ban Sales Of Flavored Tobacco Products

San Francisco has unveiled a tough anti-tobacco proposal that would ban the retail sale of menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco or tobacco-related products that are often the first choice of minority group members and teenagers who smoke. Super
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:43
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[California] SF, Oakland Could Ban Flavored Tobacco Products Including Menthol Cigarettes

San Francisco and Oakland lawmakers are suggesting their cities ban the sale of flavored tobacco products, from mentholated cigarettes to flavored blunt wraps, cigars, and cigarillos. In San Francisco, the legislation would be another blow to the tobacco
SFist
added Apr 19, 2017 22:00
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[California] S.F. Looks to Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products

“Flavored tobacco products are widely considered to be starter products because they taste good, they mask the flavor of tobacco,” said Supervisor Malia Cohen, who authored the legislation. “They make it easier for people experimenting with tobacco to be
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:59
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North Bay lawmaker proposes ban on smoking at California beaches and parks

But a North Bay lawmaker disagrees and is seeking a ban on smoking at California’s beaches and state parks. The ban would apply to cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarettes, as well smoking “any other lighted or heated tobacco or plant product intended for inh
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Apr 19, 2017 14:07
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[California] SF to ban sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes

San Francisco and Oakland are advancing proposals to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes and other tobacco flavored products in a move meant to protect the health of children and black communities who are largely targeted by manufacturers of such harmful
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Apr 19, 2017 02:09
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[California] Can You Tax People into Quitting Smoking?

The simple answer is “Yes.” “The bottom line is that significant tax increases are the single most effective way to reduce tobacco use,” Frank Chaloupka, PhD, an economist and research professor of health policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago
Healthline Networks
added Apr 19, 2017 02:09
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[California] New Push In Oakland To Ban Flavored Tobacco Products

Oakland officials want to ban these flavored packets along with other tobacco products, but the proposed crackdown is sparking a backlash. The flavored papers for tobacco are sold behind the counter to those 21 and over. “Believe it or not older people
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added Apr 19, 2017 00:13
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[California] Eureka Vapor Unveils Bold New Campaign

After being named "Best Concentrate of the Year", Eureka launches thought provoking campaign encouraging people to rediscover the beauty of humanity...purveyors of award-winning natural cannabis concentrates, just launched their new television commercial
PR Newswire
added Apr 19, 2017 00:13
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