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If you want a smoke, chances are you'll be having it off campus

Students at an increasing number of colleges nationwide must smoke tobacco products off campus thanks to a spike in schools with tobacco-free and smoke-free policies, according to a report from American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation ... says that over 1,5
USA Today
added Aug 28, 2015 19:49

[California] THE FIELD POLL: Results from the 2015 Cal Wellness–Field Health Policy Survey – Part 2 (PDF)

Voters also back by greater than a two-to-one margin (67% to 30%) increasing the state cigarette tax by $2 per pack...a. increase the state tobacco tax by 2 dollars per pack and use the moneys for smoking prevention programs, research into smoking-re
Field Research Corp.
added Aug 28, 2015 19:47


The latest non-partisan Field Poll shows that two-thirds of Californians support a $1.5 billion bump in tobacco taxes and raising the $15 minimum wage by 2021. Consistent with California’s liberal bent, 58 percent of California voters also favor the sta
added Aug 28, 2015 19:16
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[California] Mercury News editorial: Tobacco tax is the way to fund Medi-Cal

Increasing California's ridiculously low tobacco tax to around the national average would discourage kids from getting hooked and help reduce the $18 billion in health care costs University of California-San Francisco researchers estimate it costs Califo
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 28, 2015 19:11

BENTLEY: California’s Jihad On Tobacco Likely To Score Big Win With Punishing Tax Rise

The poll will likely embolden State Sen. Richard Pan, who re-introduced a bill to raise the tobacco tax by $2 Wednesday. The tax would also cover e-cigarettes after the California legislature decided to classify them as tobacco products, despite containi
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 28, 2015 19:09

Cigarette tax: California voters overwhelmingly back $2-a-pack increase

A day after a state senator revived a bill to hike the state's cigarette tax by $2 a pack, a new Field Poll unveiled Thursday found that two-thirds of California voters back such a tax increase. That's one of the key findings in the second part of the p
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 27, 2015 12:27
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[UK-Scotland] Scotland’s People: Results from the 2014 Scottish Household Survey (PDF)

Main Findings Twenty per cent of adults were current cigarette smokers in 2014, a reduction from 23 per cent of adults in each of the three previous years and from 31 per cent in 1999. One in three (34 per cent) adults in the 20 per cent most depri
Scottish Government (uk)
added Aug 27, 2015 08:34

[UK] Smoking ban 'doesn't go far enough'

The ban on smoking in cars carrying children does not go far enough and nine out of 10 drivers want to see a complete ban on smoking while driving. Even smokers are in favour of a total ban and seven out of 10 agree with a blanket ban.
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:18

[UK-Scotland] Further drop in percentage of Scots who smoke

The Scottish Household Survey for 2014 found 20% of adults now smoked. It had been 23% since 2011. The Scottish government and campaigners welcomed the figures as a step towards a "smoke-free Scotland".
BBC Online
added Aug 26, 2015 23:13
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California voters support increasing tobacco tax, raising minimum wage

About two-thirds of California voters support increasing the state cigarette tax by $2 a pack... “We are committed to raising the tobacco tax,” Anthony Wright, executive director of the advocacy group Health Access California, said in an interview. “We p
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 26, 2015 20:44
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