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Smoking pot or tobacco at California beaches could soon be illegal under bills headed to Gov. Brown

Secondhand smoke is a health risk, and discarded cigarette butts contain chemicals that can harm animals that eat them, the lawmakers said. Health groups such as the American Cancer Society support the measures. “This bill would reduce the serious health
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 14, 2017 04:02
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[California] Referendum will target San Francisco ban on flavored tobacco products

An ordinance banning flavors in tobacco products in San Francisco is going to a voter referendum in June after nearly 34,000 individuals signed a petition. ...[RAI] is participating in the petition effort led by Let’s Be Real San Francisco...it has spent
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 7, 2017 15:31
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[California] SF supes uphold flavored tobacco ban as it’s cleared for ballot

In a cutting speech Tuesday, Supervisor Malia Cohen urged her colleagues to stand behind the flavored tobacco ban they passed unanimously in June and not be swayed by a petition sponsored by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. — a company she called “a notorious ki
San Francisco Chronicle
added Sep 6, 2017 16:17
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[California] Flavored tobacco ban heads to voters

San Francisco residents will be asked to vote on a recently approved ban on flavored tobacco after the Board of Supervisors today voted to reject a bid to have it repealed. The board voted unanimously today to reaffirm its support for the ban on all flavo
SFBay
added Sep 6, 2017 15:35
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California State University enforces system-wide smoking ban on every campus in California

Beginning with a letter originally issued by CSU President Mark Yudof in 2012 and ending with an executive order, the university system adopted the new policy. Each campus president is being asked to comply with the system-wide policy and create a smoke-
The Lumberjack (Humbolt State University)
added Sep 6, 2017 02:45
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[California] SF’s battle over flavored tobacco heats up

supervisors on Tuesday will reconsider the flavored-tobacco ban they passed unanimously in June. It is now facing a referendum petition to suspend it that has nearly 34,000 certified signatures — well over the 19,040 required to put the matter to voters.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Sep 5, 2017 17:44
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[California] David Hockney, Contrarian, Shifts Perspectives

his regular denunciations of the antismoking movement. He smokes a pack a day, and blithely discounts the hazards of cigarettes and cigars. “Churchill smoked 10 cigars a day for 70 years,” he tells me with apparent glee. “Well, nowadays, they tell you tha
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2017 14:57
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[California] Grassroots Coalition Blocks San Francisco Menthol Ban

when the Board of Supervisors returns from recess in September, it can make one of three decisions: Rescind the ordinance, Call for a special election, or Put the question on the ballot on the next scheduled election in June...."I think the number of sig
Convenience Store News
added Sep 4, 2017 20:12
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Smoking among Hispanic/Latino nationality groups and Whites, comparisons between California and the United States

California state residence significantly impacted smoking behaviors as indicated by significant differences in smoking intensity between California and the remaining US among Hispanic/Latino nationality groups. Understanding smoking behaviors across Hisp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 4, 2017 20:07
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California appeals court affirms plaintiff judgment in tobacco case

affirmed a jury verdict that found Lorillard Tobacco Co partially liable for the death of a heavy smoker and awarded his widow $3.75 million in damages. The three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District, Division Eight, in a
Reuters
added Sep 4, 2017 11:56
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