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Prop 56 saves our lungs

Sophia Robledo-Borowy // January 22, 2017

Growing up inhaling cigarette smoke on a daily basis definitely wasn’t a highlight of my childhood.With the recent passing of Proposition 56, there is hope for future generations to no longer be...

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I’m not a real smoker

Julie Ramos // April 26, 2016

I’ve never considered myself a smoker. Whether I’m renting a hotel room for the weekend or filling out a questionnaire at the doctor’s office, I always choose non-smoker. I don’t...

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California’s tobacco measure will have negative results

Sean Daly // March 29, 2016

From 2011-2012 in California, adults aged 18-24formed the lowest demographic of cigarette smokers except for adults aged 65 and over. They also had lower rates of smoking than the national average, which...

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There is only one reason to not try psychedelics

William Rein and Helen Suh // March 21, 2016

Babysitting people on psychedelics, or trip sitting, is never boring. When it’s kicked in it can be a bit like watching kids play in the toy structure at McDonald's. All you have to do is keep morale...

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California Health Collaborative’s program launch to help struggling smokers

December 15, 2015

Adult smokers in Butte County make up 22.8 percent of the population, one of the highest percentages out of all counties in California. Bruce Baldwin, California Health Collaborative cessation coordinator,...

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