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California Today: Thwarting the Tobacco Tax

But the tobacco industry has a secret weapon: discounts. Philip Morris, the maker of Marlboro, sent an email to its customers this month with the subject line, “What Prop 56 Means for You,” referring to the voter initiative that raised taxes by $2 a pac
New York Times
added Apr 18, 2017 13:47

[California] Marin assemblyman seeks smoking ban at state beaches, parks

A bill authored by Assemblyman Marc Levine would ban smoking on California’s 300 miles of state beaches and in its 280 state parks. “Banning smoking at state parks and beaches is a natural step to protect our communities from the dangers of cigarette smo
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Apr 18, 2017 13:25

[California] CSUF Fresh Air Advocates pick up 18,343 cigarette butts to promote a smoke-free, healthy campus

Daily Titan (Cal State Fullerton)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:21

[Australia, California] A little too much excitement? Model Jordan Barrett smokes a cigarette and kisses fellow model Tahnee Atkinson during wild weekend at Coachella

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 15, 2017 17:12
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[California] Oakland Officials Want to Ban Flavored Blunt Wrappers, Two-Pack Cigars, And Vape Juice

officials are sponsoring legislation that would bar the sale of flavored tobacco products in Oakland, including possibly vape juice for electronic cigarettes, and also prevent the sale of cigars in single or double packages. Their proposal is designed t
East Bay Express
added Apr 15, 2017 15:35
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[California] CSUSM Will Become Smoke-Free Campus in Fall

Cal State San Marcos, which already limits tobacco use to designated smoking areas, will become a completely smoke- and tobacco-free campus beginning in fall 2017.
California State University San Marcos
added Apr 14, 2017 00:29

Discrimination, bad science, and spying neighbors plague unprecedented California tobacco law

The city council of Novato, Calif., offers a textbook example of how good intentions are no substitute for good policy. Back in January, the city council passed an unprecedented anti-smoking ordinance that hands landlords arbitrary power over their tena
Washington DC Examiner
added Apr 12, 2017 14:23

Editorial: How California should spend tobacco tax revenues

• Expand anti-smoking campaigns to further reduce the number of smokers. California spends about $9 billion a year on tobacco-related medical care. Every smoker who quits because of the higher tax or anti-smoking education efforts will reduce state taxpa
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Apr 10, 2017 15:48

[California] Local businesses respond to $2 cigarette tax hike

Vega says there's been mixed-reaction. "Some of them will get mad at me, like as if I'm the person that put it into play," he said. At the same time, Vega says it's not stopping his regulars from visiting the store. "They'll see the price on it, and t
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Apr 10, 2017 14:56

Why the cost of cigarettes just went up in California

Smokers can thank California voters... “Of course we’re going to lose sales, but maybe only for a while,” said Doris Cruz, who manages a Circle K store in Placentia. “People who smoke will always smoke. They will try their best to cut down,” she said, b
Orange County (CA) Register
added Apr 6, 2017 21:20
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