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Taxes on recreational marijuana "won't be a panacea," one First 5 official said, but advocates still hope they'll be directed toward early intervention and education.
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Officials for a state campaign aimed at ending tobacco use among California’s children are supporting a tobacco tax increase initiative for the November ballot that will raise the price of cigarettes and vaping products but tobacco companies are fighting to stop it.
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Drug shortages in Greece cause chaos, what's ahead for homeless man attacked by face-eating "zombie," and waiting for a tobacco tax vote in Calif., plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Big money in Calif. tobacco tax battle, big growth in palliative care, and big turf battles between dentists and "dental therapists," plus more from our Daily Briefing.


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