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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
Jun 10, 2016 Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 10, 2016 12:33
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,"
Jun 9, 2016 KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:31
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.
Jun 9, 2016 PBS
added Jun 10, 2016 12:29
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
May 25, 2016 Courthouse News
added Jun 10, 2016 01:40
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
Jun 9, 2016 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.
Jun 9, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 9, 2016 15:12
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
Jun 8, 2016 Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 9, 2016 05:14
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
Jun 8, 2016 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.
Jun 6, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 7, 2016 20:31
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
Jun 3, 2016 KCRA Ch. 3 (Sacramento, CA)
added Jun 7, 2016 20:31