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[California] Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Endorses Proposition 56

“The tobacco industry preys on youth and communities of color, spending billions of dollars annually to market their deadly, addictive products,” Schaaf said. “Prop 56 is a proven way to keep kids from starting to smoke and help smokers quit.”
Yes on
added Sep 21, 2016 02:49

[California] JOFFE: Consequences from Smoking, Sure; But Consequences from Tobacco Tax, Too

In the case of Proposition 56, the failure to allocate any new revenue to the General Fund will ultimately result in deficits that we and our children will have to address. A better alternative would have been a smaller excise tax that would trigger less
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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[California] Strict smoking ordinance to waft before voters

This Nov. 8, Sonoma voters will be asked to consider Measure W, a move to replace existing secondhand smoke protections in Sonoma with a stricter ordinance that constitutes a near total ban on smoking in public, including most outdoor areas, until now th
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25

[California] Copying Kim? Sofia Richie, 18, takes a leaf out of the Kardashian playbook as she poses in skimpy swimsuit for selfie

Sofia Richie may be only 18 but she's learning fast ...Nicotine fix: The aspiring model had been spotted on Wednesday puffing on a cigarette during a break from a modeling assignment in Los Angeles
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:43

[California] SF API Leaders Urge Voters to Approve Prop 56 to Protect Children and Save Lives

Supervisor Eric Mar and other Asian Pacific Islander (API) community leaders and children’s advocates on Thursday urged voters to approve Proposition 56, the life-saving tobacco tax initiative that will protect children from deadly addiction. Tobacco is t
Yes on
added Sep 18, 2016 13:45

[California] State Watchdog Agency Urged To Investigate Multiple Statewide Campaign Finance Violations Against Big Tobacco

Yes on 56 – Save Lives California campaign today filed complaints with the Fair Political Practices Commission against Big Tobacco for multiple violations of California campaign finance law. One complaint charges tobacco companies failed to disclose how
Yes on
added Sep 18, 2016 13:44

[California] Studios Focus on Opinionated Nature of Movie Ratings in Smoking-in-Films Lawsuit

The Motion Picture Association of America is offering a full-throated defense that movie ratings are protected under the First Amendment. On Thursday, the trade association and their member studios discussed in a court brief the way that ratings are regi
Hollywood Reporter
added Sep 17, 2016 15:24

California tobacco tax: Prop. 56 faces uphill battle against lobbies

Supporters cried foul over the “cheats schools” claim, arguing that there would be no new money for anything if Proposition 56 fails. State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson called it “preposterous” and demanded TV stations stop broadcasting a
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 17, 2016 15:16

[California] VIDEO: ‘Deceptive’ Ads Swaying Voters on $2 State Tobacco Tax Hike

ght a new cigarette tax: the $2-per-pack proposal will be on Californian’s November ballot as Proposition 56. The measure’s supporters say deceptive ads are flooding the airwaves, while opponents say it’s the other side that is really being untruthful.
NBC Bay Area
added Sep 16, 2016 16:12

[California] Measure to increase the state's cigarette tax has a big lead, poll finds

More than six in 10 California voters support a proposal to increase cigarette taxes by $2 a pack, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll conducted by SurveyMonkey. The tax increase measure, which will appear on the November ballot as Pr
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 16, 2016 16:10
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