Press Releases

March 9, 2016

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March 9, 2016                                                                                                                                                                                                   Contact: Janet Chin (626)430-2499
 

March 3, 2016

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Contact: Janet Chin (626)430-2499
 

                              California is Poised to Become Second State in the Nation to Raise Smoking Age to 21
 
(Sacramento, CA) – Today, California legislators came together to make history as the second state in the nation to pass a bill, authored by Senator Ed Hernandez (SBX2 7), that raises the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products to 21.  

February 29, 2016

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Contact: Janet Chin (626) 430-2499
 
(Sacramento, CA) – Today, on a Senate Floor vote of 28-11, Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D. (D–West Covina), Chair of the Senate Health Committee, passed measure SBX2 2, a specialized tax on Managed Care Organizations (MCO) that will help stabilize Medi-Cal funding and provide significant resources for those with developmental disabilities. The bill later passed the Assembly Floor on a vote of 61-16.

September 9, 2015

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September 9, 2015

Contact: Tim Valderrama (916) 651-4022

August 27, 2015

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Legislation to Increase Smoking Age Passes State Senate

July 16, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        Contact: Tim Valderrama   (916)651-4022

July 16, 2015                                                              

Senator Hernandez Re-Introduces Legislation to Raise Smoking Age

Bill Aims to Reduce Smoking by Restricting Teen Access to Tobacco Products

June 3, 2015

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June 3, 2015

June 2, 2015

Immediate Release                                             Contact: Janet Chin, Comm. Dir.
June 2, 2015                                                                                (626)430-2499
                                                                      
Legislation to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age Passes Through the Senate 
Bill Aims to Reduce Smoking by Restricting Teen Access to Tobacco Products
 

May 7, 2015

For Immediate Release                                                                                  Contact: Janet Chin (626)430-2499
                                                                                                                                           
Legislation Will Help Address Shortage of Health Care Providers

January 29, 2015

Immediate Release                                                                                                       Contact: Janet Chin

January 29, 2015                                                                                                         (626)430-2499

 

Senator Hernandez Introduces Legislation to Raise Smoking Age

Bill Aims to Reduce Smoking by Restricting Teen Access to Tobacco Products

 

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