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[California] Should Altria Fear Higher Minimum Ages for Tobacco?

even if minimum smoking ages don't have an immediate huge impact on performance for Altria, Reynolds American, and other players in the industry, they represent just one more in a series of threats that could eventually add up to more difficulties for th
Motley Fool
added Jun 17, 2016 21:12
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[California] Medicare programs can help you put and end to smoking

Medicare now covers counseling sessions to help you stop smoking, even if you haven’t been diagnosed with an illness caused by tobacco use. You pay nothing for smoking cessation counseling, as long as you get it from a doctor or other qualified provider
Calaveras (CA) Enterprise
added Jun 17, 2016 21:02
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Higher California Smoking Age Latest Blow to Tobacco Bonds

California's new, higher legal smoking age heralds more trouble for tobacco securitization debt, said an analyst who has followed the sector for years. The legal tobacco purchase age in California rose to 21 years old on June 9. "As an analyst covering
Bond Buyer Online
added Jun 17, 2016 02:18
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[California] Swisher Says $44M Cigarillo Verdict Ignores Antitrust Law ($$)

told a California federal court on Monday that it wants a new trial after a $44 million jury verdict for a rival for which it had manufactured small cigars, saying a simple contract fight was passed off as an antitrust suit.
Law360
added Jun 15, 2016 20:20
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[California] Student Question | Should the Legal Age to Purchase Tobacco Be Raised From 18 to 21?

Students: Read the entire editorial, then answer the questions below: — Do you think the California governor will approve the bill? Why or why not? — If it passes, what will be the short-term and long-term outcomes?
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 15, 2016 20:19
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[California] KRANE: Tobacco tax hike is unfair to vaping, bad for public health

A regressive tax is not the answer. Consider that the number of cigarette smokers has hit historic lows, likely a result of people switching to vaping. Furthermore, teen use of e-cigs is actually declining and of those teens who do experiment with e-cigs
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 14, 2016 20:27
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[California] Federal Jury Awards Hookah Maker $2 Million In Knockoff Sales Suit ($$)

awarded a hookah maker $2 million after finding that a wholesale retailer was selling a copyrighted hookah without the maker’s permission (Kaloud Inc. v. Shisha Land Wholesale Inc., No. 2:15-cv-3706, C.D. Calif.).
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 13, 2016 20:58
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[California] Calif. Jury Awards $2M In Knockoff Hookah Case ($$)

A California hookah maker was awarded $2 million in statutory damages Wednesday by a jury that found that a small distributor willfully infringed the company’s trademark with knockoffs sold in a Southern California store in 2015. Kaloud Inc. brought a su
Law360
added Jun 12, 2016 16:07
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Saturday Thumbs: California smoking law (Thumbs Up)

This trend of raising the age to purchase tobacco products is likely to catch on nationwide. But watch out, there’s also a potential problem. In California, taxes from tobacco sales are estimated at $438 million this year, so look for other taxes to be r
Longview (WA) Daily News
added Jun 12, 2016 15:31
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[California] Back in the saddle! Lady Gaga wears large hat and cowboy boots and puffs on a cigarette as she rides her horse in Malibu

Smoke break: The singer was spotted puffing on a cigarette as they rode in the hills above Malibu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 10, 2016 21:47
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