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  • E-cigarette use among U.S. students doubles in one year, study finds

    E-cigarette use among U.S. students doubles in one year, study finds
    One out of 10 American high school students used e-cigarettes in 2012, along with nearly three in 100 middle-school students, according to a new federal report. That’s about double the rate of e-cigarette use in 2011. The sharp increase has public...
  • Lessons for California in Tuesday's vote

    Lessons for California in Tuesday's vote
    Ah, the smart money. It said Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich might walk away with a win in the district attorney's race Tuesday, even without a November runoff. Turns out the smart money was just big money and not all that smart after all....
  • California lawmakers head to Hawaii, Australia for post-election events

     
    California lawmakers head to Hawaii...
  • Smokeless tobacco sales up sharply in California, officials warn

     
    Health officials say sales of chewing tobacco and such smokeless products rose sharply in California over the past decade, and they are especially concerned about the increase in use among youths....
  • Tobacco companies add $15 million to fight cigarette tax

     
    Tobacco companies are stepping up their efforts to defeat Proposition 29, the June ballot measure that would hike cigarette taxes by $1 per pack. On Friday, the parent companies of Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. reported giving......
  • Campaigns on California ballot measures raise $150 million

     
    California ballot measure campaigns raise $150 million...
  • Vote remains close on Prop. 29 tobacco tax ballot initiative

     
    The vote count for the June 5 tobacco tax ballot initiative remained tight Tuesday as elections officials across California continued tallying hundreds of thousands of uncounted ballots. The measure, Proposition 29, was losing by 17,534 votes – or...
  • Backers of Prop. 29 tobacco tax concede defeat

     
    Proponents of the tobacco tax initiative Proposition 29 conceded defeat Friday after weeks holding out hope that the measure would eke out a victory as elections officials across California tallied an estimated 1 million uncounted ballots....
  • Tobacco tax vote count continues, gap almost cut in half

     
    The vote count for the tobacco tax on last week’s primary ballot narrowed again Tuesday as elections officials across California tallied hundreds of thousands of uncounted ballots. The measure, known as Proposition 29, was losing by just over 33,...
  • Opponents gain as Proposition 29 tobacco tax vote count continues

     
    The topsy-turvy vote count on the June 5 tobacco tax ballot initiative swung sharply toward the opposition as California elections officials continue to tally the remaining uncounted ballots....
  • Margin on tobacco tax measure continues to narrow

     
    The margin of loss for the tobacco tax on Tuesday’s primary ballot continued to narrow Friday as elections officials across California tallied hundreds of thousands of uncounted ballots. Proposition 29 was losing by just over 45,000 votes Friday...