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[California] Vape shops set to go up in smoke: Two-year deadline assumed to be the end of an industry

‏Locally, four vape shops in Atascadero, and a couple cigarette shops in Paso Robles that sell limited vape products, are waiting for a final ruling on vape products — until that happens, manufacturers and retailers are holding their breath. ‏The emerge
Atascadero (CA) News
added Jun 24, 2016 14:11
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[California] Sanger wants smoke-free parks, survey says

Thanks to a survey conducted by the American Lung Association in California in Sanger, the city may be one step closer to tobacco-free parks. More than 92 percent of Sanger residents who took the survey supported the adoption of a policy that would make
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Jun 24, 2016 10:38

As Marijuana Legalization Initiative Heads For California Ballot, Health Groups Weigh In

Barry coauthored an analysis of the ballot measure, which concluded that the toxicity of marijuana smoke is similar to that of tobacco. This includes the harm caused by secondhand smoke. A more fitting ballot initiative, according to Barry’s report, wou
California Healthline
added Jun 23, 2016 16:19

[Illinois] Updates on Chicago Lawsuit and California Tobacco Sales Ban Bill

NATO is engaging its retail members to oppose California Senate Bill 1400, which bans the sale of tobacco products in all convenience stores, grocery stores, liquor stores, gas stations and drug stores as of Jan. 1, 2019. This is a first-of-its-kind proh
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 23, 2016 03:37

[California] New Smoking Age Sparks Debate / CSUF Health Expert Discusses Legislation of Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes

Yang recently received an award from the American Lung Association in California to evaluate efforts to urge smoking restrictions in multiunit housing complexes in Buena Park, as well as in outdoor dining areas in Laguna Niguel and Tustin. By engaging i
California State University, Fullerton
added Jun 23, 2016 03:31

California initiative backers keep up fund-raising pace

In the weeks since the May 20 deadline to submit initiative signatures, the campaigns pushing the measures have reported collecting more than $3.2 million. The biggest recipient has been the campaign to increase cigarette taxes by $2 a pack, to $2.87, wi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 21, 2016 20:16

[California] Since May Initiative Deadline, Cigarette Tax Issue Rakes In More Than $1.1M

Almost all of that came from the California State Council of Services Employees, which donated $1 million on May 31. Meanwhile, the campaign to cap hospital executives pay received another $325,000 from its sponsor.
California Healthline
added Jun 21, 2016 20:14

VIDEO: California tobacco tax measure targets an industry under pressure

“The financial resources of the tobacco industry make them a very formidable foe,” said Jim Knox...“They have been lying to the public for decades about the deadliness of their products, and they aren’t going to stop now.” Going up against tobacco is lik
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 20, 2016 18:50

California puts four-year, $2.6m anti-smoking contract up for bid

The California Department of Public Health is planning to kick off an RFP process next week for a public outreach contract with the California Tobacco Control Program. The contract is for a four-year, statewide PR campaign "to raise awareness among Calif
PR Week US
added Jun 17, 2016 23:29

[California] Watsonville police monitor new age 21 minimum for cigarettes

Since a new state law started June 9 to prohibit tobacco sales to buyers younger than age 21, Watsonville police this week ticketed a store clerk for an illegal tobacco sale. Watsonville police visited 20 shops on Monday with a “minor decoy” to see if c
Santa Cruz County (CA) Sentinel
added Jun 17, 2016 21:28
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