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[California] LA City Councilmember David Ryu and Korean American Community Leaders Gather to Urge Voters to Support Prop 56 and Combat High Rates of Smoking

Councilmember Ryu was joined by radiation oncologist Dr. Paul Song, the Korean American Coalition (KAC), Korean American Dental Association, Korean Churches for Community Development, California Radiological Society, and Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alli
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 24, 2016 23:40
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[California] African American, Latino and API Communities Stand Up to Tobacco Companies Predatory Tactics

“Our communities are being targeted by Big Tobacco,” said Assemblymember Tony Thurmond. “African Americans smoke more and die more because of the tobacco industry’s deadly products and calculated marketing in our communities. Proposition 56 is a crucial
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 24, 2016 23:39
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[California] Tackling tobacco: Yolo Supervisors readdress ordinances related to tobacco sales

Yolo Supervisors will be considering amendments to two county tobacco ordinances... Supervisors assured the business owners at their last meeting that the ordinance was about limiting access of tobacco products to youth and not about punishing anyone. Th
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Oct 24, 2016 22:15
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[California] The Cost of Lighting Up

Research and anecdotal evidence suggest cigarette taxes can curb smoking, KQED’s April Dembosky has reported. U.S. Census Bureau data shows the cost of a pack of cigarettes in California has generally grown in tandem with a rising cigarette tax, with a c
California Healthline
added Oct 24, 2016 21:12
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[California] Vapers beware: E-cigarettes in line for a big tax increase if Proposition 56 passes

Less examined is a provision under which the booming e-cigarette market would be taxed in California for the first time – and the increase will be huge. E-cigarette liquid containing nicotine could be taxed at a rate as high as 67%, according to state e
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 24, 2016 21:11
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Editorial Board: Tobacco Taxes Work, But Only If They’re High

When smoking costs more, more people quit. That’s why higher cigarette taxes are almost always good policy, for smokers and the public health, too...Missouri’s two proposals are not....it’s not surprising tobacco companies support both proposals, and publ
Bloomberg News
added Oct 24, 2016 16:12
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[California] Vaping on the verge: Prop. 56 would tax it like tobacco

“We have been under attack,” says Tony Doan, who owns two liquid nicotine manufacturing centers in the San Jose area. “They are making it impossible to stay in business and provide this alternative product. Passively, what they are doing is banning us.”
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Oct 24, 2016 11:55
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[California] EDITORIAL: Voters, OK Prop. 56 to cut smoking, help cover costs

It’s hard to believe that Big Tobacco is concerned enough about the state of our roads or anti-smoking programs to spend tens of millions to scuttle this initiative. In addition, claims that schools are being “cheated” have been shot down by state educat
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Oct 22, 2016 20:20
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[UK, California] CLARK: No excuse

The pro-vaping documentary finally makes its UK cinema debut next week. Ignore the cancellation of screenings in Manchester and Preston. In Scotland the Glasgow Braehead screening is going ahead on Wednesday (October 26) with 77/100 tickets sold.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:38
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[California] West Hollywood Councilmembers Duran and Horvath and LGBTQ Community Leaders Gather to Urge Voters to Support Prop 56 and Combat Tobacco-Related Deaths

The campaign’s latest supporters, West Hollywood City Councilmember John Duran, Councilmember Lindsey Horvath and local community and advocacy leaders, joined forces with Yes on Prop 56 to stand up to big tobacco’s LGBTQ youth targeted marketing tactics,
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 21, 2016 21:15
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