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[California] Burlingame expands smoking restrictions in public areas; e-cigarettes not included

A recently amended ordinance in Burlingame extends smoking restrictions to public areas including certain parks, certain trails and city-maintained parking facilities. A recently amended ordinance in Burlingame extends smoking restrictions to public area
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Aug 29, 2014 04:13
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[California] Santa Rosa moves toward tighter restrictions on secondhand smoke

Smoking tobacco, marijuana and even electronic cigarettes in apartments, condominiums and most public places would be banned in Santa Rosa under a sweeping expansion of the city’s anti-smoking laws supported by the City Council on Tuesday.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Aug 27, 2014 11:54
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[California] Emmys 2014: Sarah Silverman brings ‘liquid pot,' gives bizarre acceptance speech

Silverman, 43, explained to E!'s Giuliana Rancic that her vaporizer pen carried "liquid pot." The drug is legal in California, of course, to medical marijuana prescription holders.
New York Daily News
added Aug 27, 2014 02:23
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[California] Emmys 2014: Sarah Silverman's pot-filled e-cigarette brings marijuana into the 21st century

It all started in an apparently unscripted moment with E! hostess Giuliana Rancic when Silverman — in a pot colored dress, no less — revealed more than her ample cleavage. "This is my pot," she said. "Liquid pot."
New York Daily News
added Aug 27, 2014 02:18
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[California] San Bernardino City Unified spent $1M on legal fees last year, says report

A group calling itself California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse...Although Scott described his group as a “grassroots organization,” the CALA organizations are actually funded by the tobacco industry and other industries stung by lawsuits in the past, ac
San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Aug 26, 2014 16:03
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[California] Teen Talk: Parents' hard line on e-cigarettes sparks rift

What makes me mad is that e-cigs are not harmful or dangerous like regular cigarettes, so I feel like my parents are overreacting... DEAR BROOKE: E-cigs are simply liquid nicotine ... be careful that you aren’t setting up a lifelong nicotine habit.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 22, 2014 06:51
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El Cerrito On Track To Have Strictest Smoking Rules In California

Community Outreach Specialist Suzanne Iarla says it’s inspired the city to craft a similar ordinance that also identifies smoke as all forms of tobacco, marijuana, and any other weed or plant, including e-cigs. “There was overwhelming support from the co
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:04
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Unlike much of California, state's casinos not smoke-free

Several Yelp reviewers in the casino's opening weeks said they liked Graton but were unlikely to return because of the secondhand smoke. (At Graton, you can smoke on the majority of the gaming floor, but not in the poker room or restaurants.) Since open
San Francisco Chronicle
added Aug 20, 2014 23:17
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[California] $17.7 million verdict in Los Angeles smoking lung cancer case

found that Lorillard Tobacco Co.’s cigarettes contributed to the 1998 death from lung cancer of smoker William “Earl” Major....the Brayton Purcell firm is best known for its work in the asbestos litigation; its past claims against Lorillard have focused o
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 15:50
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[California] Los Angeles to Reduce Arrest Rate in Schools

students who deface school property, participate in an on-campus fight or are caught with tobacco will no longer be given citations by officers from the Los Angeles School Police Department. Instead, they will be dealt with by school officials.
New York Times
added Aug 19, 2014 00:02
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