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STREET: Tom Steyer’s $2 Cigarette Tax Will Make California Smuggling Capital

Tax advocates would like to credit the tax implosion to a major decline in U.S. smoking, from 35 percent in 1975 to 17 percent. But that statistic does not explain why studies show youth smoking actually increased by 12 percent from 1991 to 2009. The re
breitbart.com
added May 18, 2016 13:53
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[California] SB-5 Electronic cigarettes.(2015-2016)

This bill would define the term “smoking” for purposes of the STAKE Act. The bill would also change the STAKE Act’s definition of “tobacco products” to include electronic devices, such as electronic cigarettes, that deliver nicotine or other vaporized li
Official California Legislative Information
added May 18, 2016 09:53
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[California] SB-7 Tobacco products: minimum legal age.(2015-2016)

This bill would extend the applicability of those provisions to persons under 21 years of age. The bill would authorize the State Department of Public Health to conduct random, onsite sting inspections of tobacco product retailers with the assistance of
Official California Legislative Information
added May 18, 2016 09:52
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[California] AB-7 Smoking in the workplace.(2015-2016)

expand the prohibition on smoking in a place of employment to include an owner-operated business, as defined. This bill would also eliminate most of the specified exemptions that permit smoking in certain work environments, such as hotel lobbies, bars and
Official California Legislative Information
added May 18, 2016 09:50
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[California] AB-9 Tobacco use programs.(2015-2016)

This bill would expand eligibility for funding for the tobacco use prevention program to include charter schools. The bill would require the State Department of Education to require that all school districts, charter schools, and county offices of educati
Official California Legislative Information
added May 18, 2016 09:49
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[California] AB-11 Cigarette and tobacco product licensing: fees and funding.(2015-2016)

This bill would require a fee of $265 to be submitted with each license application, as described above. The bill would require, for calendar years beginning on and after January 1, 2017, a retailer to file an application for renewal of a retailer’s lice
Official California Legislative Information
added May 18, 2016 09:47
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[California] $2 cigarette tax initiative advances toward ballot

California would raise its cigarette tax for the first time in nearly two decades under the ballot measure, going from 87 cents to $2.87 on top of the regular price of smokes. The signatures are being turned over to the secretary of state’s office, which
San Francisco Chronicle
added May 18, 2016 07:02
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[California, Pennsylvania] Editorial: Efforts concerning vaping, smoking are a breath of fresh air

The Issue: The federal government and California make it harder for young people to smoke and vape. Our Opinion: We applaud .... We're especially concerned that Pennsylvania's lawmakers haven't moved to raise the age.
Reading (PA) Eagle
added May 18, 2016 06:59
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[California] Calpers accelerates timeline for tobacco study

The board of the California Public Employees' Retirement System on Monday shortened the timeline for the completion of a study examining its 16-year-old decision to divest from tobacco.
Reuters
added May 18, 2016 06:45
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[California] FORSYTH v MPAA: STIPULATION AND ORDER RE [#39], May 17, 2016

THE COURT FINDS GOOD CAUSE EXISTS FOR THE PARTIES’ STIPULATION AND ON THAT BASIS THE FOREGOING STIPULATION IS APPROVED AND IS SO ORDERED.
Tobacco On Trial
added May 18, 2016 06:39
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