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[California] RAMOS: Contra Costa, Oakland trying to save kids from tobacco

Contra Costa County supervisors have a chance to side with the interests of public health on Tuesday by doing what the San Francisco County supervisors did June 27 — unanimously approve restrictions on the sale of flavored tobacco such as candy-like e-cig
East Bay (CA) Times
added Jul 7, 2017 03:11
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[California] SHUGHART/SMITH: The ban on flavored tobacco: San Francisco’s nannies are at it again

The right to choose is the very essence of freedom. Denying that right to low-income and young people makes them second-class citizens. Prohibition not only violates economic principles but is inconsistent with liberty. Bans historically have failed to
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jul 6, 2017 17:33
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[California] 'We are still legally married!' Jilted wife, 38, of Jeremy Meeks is seen puffing on a cigarette as she breaks silence over pictures of him cheating with British heiress, 26, on yacht in Turkey

The 33-year-old was seen smoking outside Los Angeles' LAX airport; a five-hour drive from his modest $317,000 family home in Manteca. Last night, a defiant Melissa insisted she is 'still legally married' to former jailbird Meeks as she left her nursing j
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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[California] Why Teens Are Smoking Less, In Their Own Words

“My friends don’t smoke cigarettes,” said Terrell, of Sacramento, Calif. “It’s nasty.” Terrell is emblematic of a generation of teenagers who appear more knowledgeable about the risks of tobacco — and are smoking fewer cigarettes than ever before.
California Healthline
added Jul 5, 2017 15:32
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[California] New policy could push smokers off public grounds

supervisors and other county officials spent nearly half an hour discussing new smoking policies that could push those who smoke further away from public resources. A new ordinance presented to the board could make all county property completely smoke fre
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Jul 5, 2017 04:22
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[California] Wild child! Bikini clad Paris Jackson smokes while a pal gives her a lap dance as they enjoy a crazy pool day

The 19-year-old celeb left her inhibitions behind during a day at the pool Saturday...Filming with one hand, the bikini clad Paris sits back and smokes a cigarette.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 03:23
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[California] Tobacco-based product tax rate increase to begin Saturday

State legislators will use a portion of the $1.26 billion in new tobacco tax revenue to increase Medi-Cal provider rates for doctors and other health professionals. Doctors, dentists and others who provide publicly funded care for the poor will receive
Barstow (CA) Desert Dispatch
added Jul 1, 2017 16:14
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[California] New tax rate on tobacco products takes effect

The tax rate on tobacco products including cigars, little cigars, smoking and chewing tobacco, snuff and e-cigarettes increases by nearly 40 percent for retailers and customers throughout California Saturday. The tax hike does not apply to cigarettes, wh
Red Bluff (CA) Daily News
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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CALIFORNIA CIGAR TAX MORE THAN DOUBLES

For cigars, the change will take additional time. First, because of how the OTP taxes are set, the change was delayed until July. Secondly, the new tax rate only applies to cigars coming into the state beginning July 1. Any product that is already in a
HalfWheel
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[California] Tax rates on tobacco products increase by almost 40 percent on July

While the tax increase directly affects retailers, Board of Equalization Public Information Officer Venus Stromberg said this price increase will likely carry over to consumers. “If you are a consumer of those products, you will likely see a ripple effe
Santa Clarita (CA) Signal
added Jul 1, 2017 03:05
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