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[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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Smoking is still OK at California state parks and beaches after Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a proposed ban

"The complete prohibition in all parks and beaches is too broad," he wrote in his veto message. "A more measured — and less punitive — approach might be warranted." The veto came a day after Brown also decided not to sign a bill that would have banned s
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 28, 2016 20:53
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[California] Judge Blasts Atty Fee Request In $2M Hookah TM Fight ($$)

denied a motion for attorneys’ fees to a victorious trademark-infringement defendant, blasting the hookah wholesaler for a litigation strategy that he says wasted the court’s time and might have even been an indication of bad faith. Online hookah seller
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[California] despite veto, calif. community colleges still have opportunity to get tobacco off campus

in vetoing the bill, Brown pointed out that California’s public colleges and universities have the power to save lives and develop tobacco-free policies. We will continue our work partnering with community colleges to develop and implement policies that g
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26
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Would California's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike Reduce Smoking?

Four states will vote on whether to raise their tobacco tax in November: California (by $2), Colorado ($1.75), North Dakota ($1.76) and Missouri (15 cents)....Studies support the goal. For every 10 percent increase in the price of cigarettes, smoking goe
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 28, 2016 04:20
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[California] Shasta College’s plans for a smoke-free campus stalled

Gov. Jerry Brown's veto of a bill that would have banned smoking on all public colleges has stalled plans at Shasta College to go smoke-free. "That was a big piece of the puzzle," Kevin O'Rorke, vice president of student services at Shasta College, said
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Sep 28, 2016 04:17
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[California] Field Poll: Life-Saving Tobacco Tax Holds Narrow Lead but Big Tobacco Spends Tens of Millions to Deceive Voters, Defeat Prop 56

A new Field Poll shows that California voters narrowly favor Proposition 56, but also reflects the effect of tobacco’s mammoth spending and deceptive messaging. “This is not a surprise. Tobacco companies have spent $200 million over the last 10 years in
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 27, 2016 17:43
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California income tax hike has wide lead, fewer back $2-a-pack tobacco tax increase

California’s likely voters solidly support a fall initiative to extend higher income taxes on top earners, while a separate proposal to boost state taxes on tobacco is clinging to a majority vote, according to a new survey released Monday. The statewide
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 27, 2016 14:26
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California governor vetoes ban on public smoking at colleges

The bill would have allowed school trustees and board members to decide whether to fine campus smokers up to $100. In a veto message, the Democratic governor noted that the schools’ governing boards already have that authority...Brown also announced that
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2016 12:01
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[California] FLAHERTY: Don’t buy Big Tobacco’s lies; Prop. 56 will help kids and everyone else

Prop 56. is a win-win for taxpayers and schools. The only loser is Big Tobacco and isn’t it about time we triumph over an industry that causes so much tragedy and death?
Merced (CA) Sun-Star
added Sep 27, 2016 11:42
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