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When New York increased its cigarette tax, smoking rates declined. California’s proposed increase of $2 a pack may, too, say researchers. The higher the tax, the more likely people are to quit.
The state tax would boost the Medi-Cal budget by millions, but it’s unclear how the money will be distributed. And that’s by design.
Alcanzar a los que hablan español con el mensaje anti-tabaco toma un esfuerzo extra.
But reaching Spanish speakers might take some extra effort.
The FDA expands its purview over all tobacco products — including e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco — but the new regulatory process could permit many products sold in the U.S. to remain so for up to three years.
The higher legal age for tobacco use is widely expected to reduce addiction; it also applies to e-cigarettes.
Survey shows even many landlords want to go along with smoke-free apartments.
But Jake, 15, isn’t about to give up his cigs.
Vaping products in California will be subject to the same government oversight as tobacco if the governor signs a bill passed Thursday.
A new analysis from UCSF warns that pot smoke is a danger to human health – but the California Medical Association has just endorsed a proposal to legalize it.