Construction Worker's Cigarette Likely Cause Of Mt. Washington Garage ExplosionA construction worker in Mount Washington taking some time to smoke might have ignited a garage explosion today that left a 61-year-old man in serious condition with burns to his head, face and arms, officials said.
California Tobacco Tax Shoots Up By $2 Per Pack On SaturdayVoters approved the tax increase in November. It's projected to raise up to $1.4 billion a year.
Pot Leaves? Cigarettes? Some Complain Halloween Costumes For Kids Go Too FarThe pot leaf costume is a favorite, so is a cigarette baby costume.
'Breathe Free' Campaign Underway To Prep Manhattan Beach For Smoking Ban Cigarette smokers will soon no longer be welcome in Manhattan Beach.
Voters Reject Dollar Tax On Cigarettes To Fund Cancer ResearchA ballot measure that would have added a dollar tax to every pack of cigarettes to fund cancer research appears to be headed for defeat.
Pier, Parking Lot Smokers Face $100 Fine Under New Law In Hermosa Beach A tough new campaign has turned several public places in Hermosa Beach into no-smoking zones.
Armstrong Backing New Tobacco Tax InitiativeThe athlete is supporting a new initiative that would increase taxes on cigarettes, raising more the $500 million a year for cancer research.
Black Lungs & Dead People: Anti-Smoking Pitch Gets GraphicIf you didn't already know the health risks of smoking, the feds are set to use graphic imagery on cigarettes as a reminder.

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