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[California] Smoking-cessation device maker nabs $47.6 million in Series B funding

Chrono Therapeutics, which makes a wearable nicotine-delivery device that helps people stop smoking, this week closed a $47.6 million Series B financing round led by Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Kaiser Permanente's venture capital arm.
San Francisco (CA) Business Times
added Sep 8, 2016 18:11
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Big to Deceive Voters and Fight State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

the tobacco companies once again are protecting their profits at the expense of kids and lives. Voters across the country should reject the industry’s lies and support genuine efforts to protect children from tobacco addiction and save lives.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:45
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[California] Oxnard approves ban on smoking in most outdoor areas

Smoking and vaping will be banned in parks, beaches, bus stops, farmers markets and many other outdoor areas of Oxnard after the City Council on Tuesday approved such an ordinance.
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Sep 7, 2016 17:51
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[California] Foes of tobacco-tax hike pour millions into campaign

In August alone, the tobacco industry poured $20 million into fighting Proposition 56, which would increase the state’s tax on cigarettes for the first time since 1999 to $2.87 per pack, up from the current 87 cents, and impose comparable increases on ot
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Sep 7, 2016 16:59
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Big to Deceive Voters and Fight State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

By fighting the California, Colorado and North Dakota initiatives – while bankrolling the counterproductive Missouri measure – the tobacco companies once again are protecting their profits at the expense of kids and lives. Voters across the country shoul
PR Newswire
added Sep 7, 2016 16:15
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[California] GREENHUT: Tobacco tax one of the most heated for November ballot

That reinforces the odd conundrum faced by California and other states. They use tax and regulatory policies to promote public health by reducing smoking, but then struggle to find funds to pay for ongoing programs as the number of smokers – and therefore
CalWatchdog.com
added Sep 7, 2016 15:37
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Twitter analysis of California's failed campaign to raise the state's tobacco tax by popular vote in 2012

analysis of tweets provided an earlier indication than public polls of the loss of public supporting this election. Prospective Twitter analysis should be added to campaign evaluation strategies.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 7, 2016 15:36
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Twitter analysis of California's failed campaign to raise the state's tobacco tax by popular vote in 2012

Although the Prop 29 campaigns did not effectively engage the Californian twitter communities, analysis of tweets provided an earlier indication than public polls of the loss of public supporting this election. Prospective Twitter analysis should be added
Tobacco Control
added Sep 7, 2016 00:16
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[California] Smoke break! Ashley Benson puffs on a cigarette in Hollywood following news Pretty Little Liars will end after seventh season

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 5, 2016 16:49
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[California] Man sneaks onto jet at Los Angeles airport, smokes cigarette

Police say a mentally ill homeless man sneaked through a vehicle entrance at a Los Angeles airport, boarded an executive jet — and then when confronted put out a cigarette, causing $5,000 in damage to the plane's interior Thursday. The 25-year-old man, w
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2016 02:16
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