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NEW BILLS IGNITE CALIFORNIA ANTI-TOBACCO EFFORTS

The recent anti-tobacco proposals would: Increase the legal smoking age from 18 to 21; Increase the state’s cigarette excise tax by $2 per pack (currently 87 cents per pack); Bar electronic cigarettes from public places where smoking is prohibited; and
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 16, 2015 10:07
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New UCSF Report Finds Smokeless Tobacco Use by Pro Athletes Influences Kids, Says Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

The UCSF researchers' article outlines the impact of smokeless tobacco use by professional athletes on adolescent athletes. The report, Smokeless Tobacco in Sport and Use Among Adolescents, provides a summary of the evidence on the role sports and athlet
PR Newswire
added Apr 16, 2015 14:03
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[California] S.F. picked as lead city in effort in ban chewing tobacco at MLB stadiums

Out of the park: The Giants’ home opener at AT&T Park wasn’t just about baseball — it was also the leadoff event for advocates hoping to ban chewing tobacco at Major League Baseball stadiums.
San Francisco Chronicle blogs
added Apr 16, 2015 13:30
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[California] Measures in the fight on tobacco and e-cigarettes

• Include e-cigarettes in a special enforcement program against the sale of cigarettes to minors. (SB 24) • Strengthen existing law prohibiting online marketing of tobacco to minors. (AB 1541) • Make tobacco cessation services a covered Medi-Cal benef
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 15, 2015 08:37
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New bills renew California's anti-smoking effort

California has become a battleground between the tobacco industry and health groups as lawmakers push proposals that include increasing cigarette taxes by $2 a pack and raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. The state once led the nation in snuffi
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 15, 2015 08:21
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UPDATE 3-Tobacco companies sue U.S. FDA over label approvals (Adds R.J. Reynolds comment)

A spokesman for Reynolds American, the parent company of R.J. Reynolds and two smokeless tobacco plaintiffs, said companies had a right to "truthful, non-misleading speech."
Reuters
added Apr 15, 2015 08:27
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New Poll: Americans Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products, Want Limits on E-Cigarettes

Voters strongly oppose efforts by the cigar industry to get Congress to exempt some cigars from FDA regulation and support FDA regulation of electronic cigarettes. ...Fully 81 percent favor the law that gave the FDA regulatory authority over tobacco produ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:40
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UPDATE 2-Tobacco companies sue U.S. FDA over label approvals (Adds Altria comment, additional details from lawsuit)

Altria spokesman Brian May said the company wanted the court to resolve the issues so it and other manufacturers would know how to proceed. Several smokeless tobacco companies are also plaintiffs, including U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co and American Snuff C
Reuters
added Apr 14, 2015 14:56
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PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. v. FDA (PDF)

to assert a broad power of prior restraint over Plaintiffs’ marketing communications, even though the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act… denies FDA that power and the First Amendment bars it. Furthermore, FDA engaged in this unlawful action under the g
American Lawyer
added Apr 14, 2015 13:31
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[California] Ban chewing tobacco at baseball games? Voters like the idea

A new poll by market researcher Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates shows about two-thirds of city voters support the proposal. The telephone survey of 503 city voters was conducted in late March and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.5 pe
San Francisco Chronicle
added Apr 14, 2015 02:49
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