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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

[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

[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

[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
added Jun 12, 2016 16:07

[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

[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

[California] Make-up free Mischa Barton ditches the glamour as she smokes a cigarette during walk with beloved Pekinese dog Ziggy in Hollywood

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 10, 2016 21:47

[California] KLEIN: E-cig, tobacco-age laws are good intentions gone awry

The new tobacco age will be ignored as well; 80 percent of smokers started when they were younger than 18. If smoking is so awful that we must stop adults from deciding for themselves, shouldn’t that apply to all adults? Or, conversely, if we argue that
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 10, 2016 12:40

LOPEZ: California raised its smoking age to 21. That will likely save lives.

the research on this point is actually pretty clear: A higher minimum legal age for buying cigarettes really does save lives....the laws may not be perfect, and they may be disobeyed at times. But the overall evidence is suggestive: Higher minimum legal a
Vox Media
added Jun 10, 2016 12:39
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VIDEOS: Clearing the air on California’s new tobacco, e-cigarette law

Beginning Thursday, June 9, smokers have to be at least 21 to buy tobacco products in California, which joins Hawaii and more than 100 municipalities in raising the legal smoking age from 18.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 10, 2016 12:35
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