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Health officials survey retail stores for tobacco, alcohol and healthy food

Problems with obesity, tobacco and alcohol remain factors in health issues, and the California Department of Public Health decided to take a look at how retailers focus on these products and how their display might impact customer decisions, especially for teenagers. The goal, officials said, is to reduce tobacco and alcohol-related disease. Health officials organized […]

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Tobacco smoking down in California

The following is a press release from the Mono County Health Department: Twenty one years ago, Californians passed Proposition 99 – a 25-cent tax on tobacco products. The first tobacco education programs in Inyo and Mono County began in Spring of 1990.  Today, California has reported a tremendous return on that investment. More than 1 […]

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