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[California] Jurors — and others — get a break from smoking ban at Ventura

Smokers can now light up during breaks from county jury duty despite a sweeping outdoor tobacco ban that took effect at mid-month. Managers decided to set aside a smoking zone at the Ventura County Government Center in Ventura based on the public servic
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Aug 28, 2017 21:38
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[California] Protesters in Berkeley disperse

According to police, individuals planning to attend the rally are not allowed to bring backpacks or bags, weapons, firearms...illegal drugs and tobacco products, including e-cigarettes.
KTVU/BayInsider.com Fox Ch. 2 (Oakland, CA)
added Aug 28, 2017 05:03
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[California] U.C. Berkeley Police Say Stay Away to Counter-Protest

The demonstration is being called "Bay Area Rally Against Hate"...individuals planning to attend the rally are not allowed to bring backpacks or bags, weapons, firearms... illegal drugs and tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. Police said helmets
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Aug 28, 2017 03:15
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[California] FRANK: Waste of the Day: Feds Spend $199,665 Analyzing Tweets About E-Cigarettes

Why do we have a $20 trillion national debt? We spend outrageous sums for special interests and crony capitalist... Researchers say they will study “#retweets” and “#replies” of tweets about e-cigarettes. They will analyze all tweets sent about e-cigaret
California Political Review
added Aug 26, 2017 17:21
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[California] Hoping for a smoke free downtown policy

“Tobacco continues to be the leading cause of preventable death and disease, and in Kings County our smoking rate is 17.8 percent compared to the state rate of 11.3 percent,” said Vallejo. Although California was the second state to raise the minimum sm
Hanford (CA) Sentinel
added Aug 26, 2017 17:18
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[California] Reynolds gains legal victory in lawsuit addressing e-cig vapor

lawsuit claiming public harm from the content of electronic cigarette vapor....Harris sued Reynolds Vapor in September 2015, claiming the company violated California law by failing to include a potential carcinogen risk, particularly exposure to formaldeh
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 26, 2017 14:48
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[California] Judge Grants Vaping Company’s Motion To Dismiss 2nd Amended Complaint ($$)

granted a vaping company’s motion to dismiss a second amended complaint filed against it by a man who claims that the company failed to warn him and others that its vaping products emit cancer-causing chemicals because the claims are not properly pleaded
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 25, 2017 21:27
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[California] RJ Reynolds Beats Second Try In False Ad Suit Over E-Cigs ($$)

A California federal judge Wednesday again sided with R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. in dismissing with leave to amend a proposed class action alleging the e-cigarette maker failed to warn California consumers that the smoking devices contain carcinogens, saying
Law360
added Aug 25, 2017 19:09
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[California] Pleasanton Revises No Smoking Ordinance

At last week's council meeting, the ordinance was changed to prohibit smoking of any kind. The vote was unanimous. Mayor Jerry Thorne pointed out, "Medication normally doesn't affect anyone else. In this case it does." He referred to those with condition
Livermore (CA) Independent
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[California, North Carolina] Reynolds, Newport continue to beat industry on sales growth

Bonnie Herzog, an analyst with Wells Fargo Securities, also said Tuesday that the effect of California’s $2 a pack increase in its tobacco excise tax is beginning to ease on the Big Three manufacturers’ sales volumes.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 24, 2017 14:53
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