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[California] LGBT community aims to trim its higher tobacco use

This June, the LGBT organization Equality California became the first minority rights group to endorse the Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016, which would raise California’s cigarette tax by $2. Rick Zbur, the group’s executive
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 13, 2016 20:13

[California] Hermosa Beach coucil gives OK to smoking ban, rolling outages resolution

Hermosa Beach’s City Council tentatively approved an expanded smoking ban in the city’s outdoor areas at its Tuesday night meeting. The ban would apply to all public outdoor areas, and private outdoor areas where the public is invited, such as businesse
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:52

Editorial: Tobacco tax increase in California is long overdue (East Bay Times)

voters can save thousands of lives, substantially reduce the state's health care costs and increase its atrociously low reimbursement rates for doctors who treat poor patients. California spends $9 billion a year on tobacco-related medical care, and taxp
East Bay (CA) Times
added Jul 13, 2016 16:52
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[California] Is Vaping Introducing a Whole New Generation to Nicotine?

The question of whether e-cigs are triggering an uptick in tobacco use among teens is an important one, Kamerow says. “But we don’t need to know the answer to that to know that we don’t want kids smoking them," he says.
Consumer Reports
added Jul 13, 2016 16:13

[California] Calif. Judge Reduces $2M Award In Knockoff Hookah Case ($$)

trimmed a hookah maker’s $2 million jury verdict on Monday after holding that there was sufficient evidence to support the finding that a distributor willfully infringed the company’s trademarks with knockoffs but not to justify the entire statutory damag
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33

[California] E-cigarettes, Cigarettes, and the Prevalence of Adolescent Tobacco Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

the high prevalence of combined e-cigarette or cigarette use in 2014, compared with historical Southern California smoking prevalence, suggests that e-cigarettes are not merely substituting for cigarettes and indicates that e-cigarette use is occurring in
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33

[California] E-Cigarettes and Future Cigarette Use

E-cigarette use in never-smoking youth may increase risk of subsequent initiation of cigarettes and other combustible products during the transition to adulthood when the purchase of tobacco products becomes legal. Stronger associations in participants wi
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33

[California] GLANTZ: Kids are not just substituting e-cigs for cigs; e-cigs are expanding the tobacco epidemic

Jessica Barrington-Trimis and her colleagues have published two important papers in Pediatrics on the link between e-cigarette and cigarette use, both based on a large longitudinal sample of Southern California youth who have been followed for many years
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33

PUSATERI: California Lawmakers Propose Tobacco, E-Cig Ban for Government Parks

Aeon Skoble, a professor of philosophy at Bridgewater State University, says the bill does not address a health or environmental issue, but instead is a form of institutionalized discrimination against unpopular lifestyle choices. “Since e-cigarettes ar
Heartland Institute
added Jul 12, 2016 14:44

[California] Chris Sale says Tony Gwynn may have saved his life

American League starting pitcher Chris Sale speaks about how the death of Tony Gwynn convinced him to give up tobacco during the press conference to announce starting pitchers for the 2016 All-Star Game.
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 12, 2016 14:22
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