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[California] Benefits for apartment complexes going smoke-free

It is very important to me, as a resident of Suisun City and a leader in the community, that we create opportunities for residents to be healthy. One place to start is for apartment complexes throughout Solano County to offer smoke-free living for their
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added May 27, 2017 15:25

[California] Laguna Beach makes citywide smoking ban official, a first in Orange County

Smoking in public alleyways, sidewalks and parking structures citywide will be off limits in this tourist destination in a month. The City Council May 23, voted 4-1 on a second reading to expand a ban already in place for beaches and parks. It bans smo
Orange County (CA) Register
added May 24, 2017 15:53

[California] Robert Lee Ahn Campaign Slams Jimmy Gomez for "Bait and Switch" on Medi-Cal Support From Prop. 56 Tobacco Tax

"It's typical of Sacramento politicians promising support for a popular ballot initiative only to renege on those promises and potentially hurt the people most in need of affordable healthcare," Ahn said. "Sacramento already cut Medi-Cal provider rates b
added May 24, 2017 01:27

[California] Smoking out sources of in-home air pollution

An ambitious study has investigated various factors that contribute to air pollution inside the house. Not surprisingly, cigarette smoke emerged as a major source of airborne particles in homes with smokers, but cleaning products, candles, frying food an
added May 19, 2017 15:10

[California] SKELTON: Gov. Brown stiffed doctors, dentists and hospitals by not increasing provider fees with new tobacco tax money cigarettes

But Brown shrugged off the election result... The people he should listen to are the millions who voted for Proposition 56. He might keep some of their cynicism in check.
Los Angeles Times
added May 19, 2017 13:25

California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) Reports Bay Area Risks Tidal Wave of Convenience Store Closures

The counties of Contra Costa and San Francisco as well as the cities of Oakland, San Leandro and Los Gatos have introduced overreaching ordinances that single out family- and minority-owned businesses in an effort to score political points. "Convenience
PR Newswire
added May 17, 2017 23:44

[California] Family of Tony Gwynn narrows wrongful death lawsuit to target U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company

The original list of defendants in the case included a trio of men who allegedly gave Gwynn free samples of smokeless tobacco products, as well as the owners of a pair of convenience stores where Gwynn frequently purchased the products. The change could
New York Daily News
added May 17, 2017 16:07

[California] AirTalk asks: Does Laguna Beach’s ban on public smoking go too far?

Supporters of the ban say it will curb environmental impacts of smoking and reduce second-hand smoke. But does doing away with the right to smoke on a city street infringe on personal freedom?
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
added May 17, 2017 16:03

[California] Here's what actors are really smoking in all your favorite movies and TV shows

There are two clear industry leaders who provide these herbal cigarettes to prop houses: Ecstacy Cigarettes and Honeyrose Cigarettes... California, where a large number of movies and shows are shot, banned smoking indoors. You can't smoke real cigarette
added May 13, 2017 01:52

Holy Smokes! California Cigarette Tax Fuels Inflation: Chart

A $2-per-pack tax hike introduced in California last month pushed up cigarette prices by the most on record, a government report showed Friday. Without that extra boost, the CPI would’ve increased by just 0.1 percent, instead of the 0.2 percent reported,
Bloomberg News
added May 13, 2017 01:44
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