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[California] Locals weigh in on cigarette tax hike on November ballot

"I think that, for me, it might help me to quit," said Brooke Brouett. Cigars, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes with nicotine would also be hit with the tax hike. "I think it will definitely cause people to smoke a little less or think more ab
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:36

[California] Editorial: Prop. 56 would make our state healthier

One of tobacco's tactics is a series of TV ads saying the proposition would take money away from education. That is false. The proposition is written so that the $1 billion-plus a year it generates would not be considered part of the Proposition 99 formu
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Sep 30, 2016 12:49

[California] African American leaders join efforts to push Anti-Smoking Initiative

Health advocates and political leaders in the African American community, joined efforts to push through anti smoking Prop 56 on September 23, during a press conference held in front of the Sentinel office on Crenshaw. Assemblyman Reggie Jones Sawyer (D
L.A. Watts Times
added Sep 30, 2016 12:47

California Today: $2 More for a Pack of Cigarettes?

If the initiative passes, Professor Glantz said, “I think that we will end up with smoking that is so low that the behavior will simply collapse.”
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2016 12:35

[California] Revealed: 'Mentally ill' Ugandan refugee took out an E-CIGARETTE and pointed it at cops before he was shot by an officer in San Diego

El Cajon police department have said the object was a silver vaping device, a Smok TFV4 MINI, about three inches long and an inch in diameter. El Cajon Police Department spokesman Lt. Rob Ransweilersaid that Olango also held the vape's box in his grip.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 30, 2016 02:41

[California] The Swedish Snus Store Opens on Abbot Kinney Boulevard

New pop up locale brings free Wi-Fi and device charging, indoor and outdoor workspaces, and complimentary coffee, water and snacks to Venice Beach..., the community-focused pop up will serve as a public hangout space, shared workplace and communal relaxa
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2016 02:41
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[California] Demonstrators Protest Fatal Police Shooting of a Black Man in El Cajon, Calif.

A responding officer fatally shot Mr. Olango after he pulled an object from his pocket, the police said. On Wednesday night, the police identified the object as a vape smoking device with a silvery cylinder the police said “was pointed toward the officer
New York Times
added Sep 29, 2016 19:43

[California] African American Leaders Join Efforts to Push Anti-Smoking Initiative

joined the efforts to push through anti-smoking Prop 56 on September 23, during a press conference held in front of the Sentinel office on Crenshaw. Assemblyman Reggie Jones Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) and LA Community College Trustee Sydney Kamlager spoke ea
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Sep 29, 2016 18:53

[California] VICA, San Diego and Santa Monica Chambers Join Outpouring of Support for Prop 56

Support for Proposition 56...continues to grow, with the Valley Industry Commerce Alliance (VICA), San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce adding their voices in support of the campaign to reduce tobacco’s deadly toll
Yes on
added Sep 28, 2016 23:02

[California] Editorial: Ignore outrageous Prop 56 tobacco tax ads

Don’t let the tobacco industry that kills so many Americans kill Prop 56. Think for yourself. Vote yes on this life-saving measure.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 28, 2016 22:36
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