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[California] ARCHIVE: A Close- Up Look At People Who Matter : Crusader Takes a Tough Stand on Tobacco

The letter was a response to Andres' complaint to the Los Angeles Dodgers about tobacco advertising in game broadcasts, one of the first blows he struck in a three-decade fight against the tobacco industry. "I don't mind being unpopular if I know I'm ri
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 2, 2017 16:57
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[California] From the Archives: Using a pacifier in an anti-smoking campaign

In a Nov. 4, 1979, Los Angeles Times story, staff photographer Ken Lubas, reported:... After years of using a pacifier in his anti-smoking talks aimed at young people, Alex Andres expanded his lectures to include adult audiences. He reached adults by lec
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 2, 2017 16:57

[California] Long Beach hopes to stamp out cigarette butt litter

Thirty-three businesses along the city’s Broadway corridor have already signed up for the “Can Your Butts” campaign, which provides participants with posters, pocket ashtrays and cigarette waste receptacles.
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Apr 1, 2017 21:43

[California] City Aims to Curb Cigarette Litter with New Waste Receptacles, Recycling Program

The City of Long Beach took new measures to curb littering and promote recycling by unveiling the first cigarette butt waste receptacle of the Can Your Butts program at Gallagher’s Pub and Grill on Broadway Friday afternoon. Second District Councilmembe
Long Beach (CA) Post
added Apr 1, 2017 18:06

Will California’s new cigarette tax make more smokers quit?

“Absolutely, I’m quitting. I refuse to pay it,” said Citrus Heights resident Heather Jarrett, a smoker for 21 years, who said the new tax will mean an extra $120 a month to cover her and her husband’s nicotine habit. “It’s not a small amount.” One of he
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Apr 1, 2017 11:59

[California] Bad news for smokers, as $2 cigarette tax kicks in Saturday

The price of other nicotine delivery products, such as dipping tobacco, little cigars, and e-cigarettes - also known as vaping devices - will be affected by the tax. According to data available through the Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community program,
Sierra (CA) Star
added Apr 1, 2017 11:58

[California] Fresno smokers fuming over $2-a-pack cigarette tax increase

California is trying to tell people what they can and cannot do for their own good, he said. “It’s the nanny state.” A cheap pack of cigarettes, which sold for $3.79 on Friday, will cost $5.79 on Saturday. And the popular brands, such as Marlboro and C
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Apr 1, 2017 11:58
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[California] Businesses and smokers brace for cigarette tax hike

In anticipation of Saturday’s tax increase, which will increase the tax per pack of cigarettes to $2.87 from the current tax of .87 cents, local gas station, smoke shop and liquor store owners say they have experienced an unpredictable procession of toba
Sonora (CA) Union Democrat
added Apr 1, 2017 11:52

[California] Smokers stock up on cigarettes before $2 tax hike

By Friday afternoon, the shelves at Talal Mogh’s smoke shop — usually stocked full of cigarette cartons — were nearly empty. “We don’t usually sell that much,” said Mogh, owner of Cigarette City in Redding. “Today, it’s been crazy.” That’s because on S
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Apr 1, 2017 11:44
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[California] How will the cigarette tax hike affect the Sacramento region?

Yolo County had a 9.4 percent smoking prevalence among adults between 2012 and 2014, the third-lowest in California, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Placer County had a 9.8 percent smoking prevalence, the fourth-lowest in
KXTV ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Apr 1, 2017 11:43
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