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California to vote on $2 cigarette tax

California to vote on $2 cigarette tax

Wendy Medina,
Copy Editor

July 20, 2016

A $2.87 tax on a pack of smokes could be in California’s near future. As of June 30, the “Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Amendment,” officially became eligible for the November ballot, which aims to wean people off of smoking by almost tripling the tax on cigarette and tobacco...

‘Vape’ named word of the year

‘Vape’ named word of the year

Pete Widders,
Contributor

November 29, 2014

As a thick cloud of scented smoke settled over America,  Oxford Dictionaries announced their word of the year for 2014, “Vape.” The dictionary definition of vape is to “inhale and exhale the vapour [sic] produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device.” An electronic cigarette, or vapori...

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