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[California] Hospital association gives $9 million to support tobacco tax

California’s lobbying group for the hospital industry is giving a $9 million boost for an initiative campaign to raise tobacco taxes. The California Hospital Association’s donation is the largest so far for the Save Lives California committee. It says the
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2016 16:14
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[California] Sued for Smoking

Forsyth argues that tobacco use in films increases the likelihood that young audience members will start smoking. Hollywood, Forsyth claims, has known this since at least 2003. Cinematic smoking allows tobacco companies to circumvent prohibitions against
Reason Magazine
added Jul 1, 2016 21:15
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[California] GREENHUT: War on Vaping an Effort To Prop up Tobacco Taxes?

It's true that a higher tax discourages smoking. So a higher e-cigarette tax would also discourage vaping, which happens to be a great way to stop smoking. The logic seems inescapable that hiking taxes on vaping products is more about revenue than public
Reason Magazine
added Jul 1, 2016 21:12
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What California's cigarette tax could mean for smokers

However, one push-back against the ethics of cigarette taxation is that it disproportionately effects low income smokers. This argument is two-fold: One, as prices rise, these smokers will have to dedicate a larger percentage of their income than others
Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 1, 2016 20:53
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[California] Abigail Breslin is difficult to recognize as she goes makeup free while smoking a cigarette during night out with Dirty Dancing co-star Sarah Hyland

The 20-year-old Scream Queens star was spotted puffing on a cigarette as close pal Sarah, 25, hung off to the side, playing on her phone.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:28
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[California] Cigarette tax initiative qualifies for November ballot, setting off expensive opposition campaign by tobacco industry

An initiative that would raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $2 in California officially qualified for the Nov. 8 ballot on Thursday, setting the stage for another expensive battle between the tobacco industry and public health advocates. And becau
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 1, 2016 15:34
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University of California E-cigarette vapors could be toxic to oral cavity, UCLA study finds

The research team found that e-cigarette vapors, which contain nanoparticles of metal, silica and carbon, vary in concentration depending on the e-cigarette brand and flavor. Laboratory tests on cultured cell lines showed that e-cigarette vapors may sign
University of California, Berkeley
added Jun 30, 2016 20:32
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Proposed California State Parks Smoking Ban Riles Up Vapers

limit littering and prevent wildfires caused by cigarette buts....Electronic cigarettes and vaporizers are also included in the proposed ban. “It’s unjust,” said The Vapor Spot manager Mario Weaks, ‘beecause we’ve already shown that vaping is a safer al
CBS 13 / KOVR (West Sacramento, CA)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:25
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Attempt to Limit Tobacco Sales to Adult-Only Stores in California Thwarted

The legislation passed the State Senate earlier this month, but today the sponsor could not even get a motion to report the bill from committee. The Cigar Association of America worked closely with our California-based partners to defeat this measure and
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 30, 2016 15:45
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Smoking at California state beaches and parks on way to becoming history

A bill that would ban smoking or disposal of tobacco products at a California state owned or operated beach or park was approved today by the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee on a nine to five vote.
LGBT Weekly
added Jun 30, 2016 15:44
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