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As tobacco age rises to 21, California sales, revenue down

California’s official move Thursday to raise the legal tobacco purchase age to 21 years old will lower the state’s tobacco tax income by about $68 million a year, according to legislative analyses. But sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products have
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 10, 2016 12:33
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In addition to raising the smoking age to 21 owner operated businesses and places like hotel lobbies will now fall under the smoke-free workplace law. "All of those loopholes will be closed, and really, people will be protected from second-hand smoke,"
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:31

You now must be 21 to buy tobacco in California. Is a cigarette tax next?

But some health advocates said states should go further and raise taxes on tobacco products. This November, Californians will get their chance to do so when they vote on a ballot initiative that would increase the state’s cigarette tax from $0.87 to $2.
added Jun 10, 2016 12:29

[California] Blinded in One Eye by an Exploding Vape

An e-cigarette exploded and tore through a man's eye, smashed two cheekbones and then set a fire, the man, now blind in one eye, claims in a lawsuit against vaping retailers and distributors. Joseph Cavins and his wife of 32 years say injuries from v
Courthouse News
added Jun 10, 2016 01:40

California raises smoking age starting Thursday

California e-cigarette smokers will also see restrictions after Thursday. All e-cigarette and vapor products will be reclassified as traditional tobacco products in the law. This law is opposed by the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association – a lobbyin
USA Today
added Jun 9, 2016 16:42

New smoking age takes effect in California: Under-21s now barred from buying tobacco in nation's most populous state

As of Thursday, the nation's most populous state joins Hawaii and more than 100 municipalities in restricting tobacco from younger citizens. Anyone who sells or gives tobacco to people under 21 could be found guilty of a misdemeanor crime.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 9, 2016 15:12

Battling California’s C-Store Tobacco Ban

The National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) is engaging its retail members to oppose California Senate Bill 1400, which would ban the sale of tobacco products in all convenience stores, grocery stores, liquor stores, gas stations and drug stores st
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 9, 2016 05:14

New smoking age to take effect in California

Beginning Thursday, smokers have to be at least 21 to buy tobacco products in California. The nation's most populous state joins Hawaii and more than 100 municipalities in raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Anyone who sells or gives tobacco to
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 9, 2016 05:13

[California] Smoke break! Rumer Willis shows off taut tummy as she lights up a cigarette while with pals at Disneyland

The daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis was also seen lighting up in the California park's smoking section.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 7, 2016 20:31

[California] CA bill would remove tobacco from convenience, grocery stores

State Senator Bob Wieckowski authored SB 1400, to prevent the sale of tobacco products at convenience and grocery stores. The bill passed the senate floor Thursday. “This is a huge step forward in protecting California’s children because 90 percent of
KCRA Ch. 3 (Sacramento, CA)
added Jun 7, 2016 20:31
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