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Calm Before Tobacco Storm in Sacramento
California Healthline

Over the past couple of decades, when California legislators proposed new tobacco taxes or other regulations dealing with the industry, reaction has been swift and well heeled. The tobacco industry has spent early, often and generously to combat threats to business. Facing four challenges this session in the California Legislature, the tobacco industry has been conspicuously absent from the debate so far. But Sacramento veterans don’t expect it to last.