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[California] ARCHIVE: LETTER: GALLEGOS: Smoking ordinance needs protection

There is a well-founded belief that there will be an effort to allow smoking back at outdoor dining areas and at the outdoor shopping areas throughout Glendale where city ordinances currently protect non-smokers from breathing secondhand tobacco smoke be
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 09:41

[California] ARCHIVE: Glendale appointments spark fireworks

Gallegos, an anti-smoking advocate, said he wasn't surprised by the nomination but feared that it may impact no-smoking rules in the city's parks. "These are the ties that bind," said Gallegos, who is suing Najarian and Glendale Adventist Medical Center,
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 09:39

[California] ARCHIVE: Court OKs 1st Amendment complaint against Najarian

A federal judge this week green-lighted an anti-smoking advocate's latest 1st Amendment complaint against Councilman Ara Najarian, whom the advocate claims got him fired from Glendale Adventist Medical Center because he spoke out against Najarian's propo
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 09:27

[California] ARCHIVE: Complaint against Glendale is renewed

An anti-smoking advocate who claimed that three City Council members who were upset with his public statements used their influence to get him fired from Glendale Adventist Medical Center has amended his complaint. The amendment came roughly two weeks af
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 08:52

[California] Lawsuit alleges Glendale councilman caused firing of antismoking hospital worker

Gallegos was terminated in 2012 after he wrote a letter published in the Glendale News-Press criticizing Najarian, Councilwoman Laura Friedman and former Councilman Rafi Manoukian for voting in favor of easing up on smoking restrictions at restaurants wi
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 08:49

[California] E-cigs will be treated like cigarettes in new Laguna Hills smoking ordinance

The move means the use and sale of the devices will come under the same city ordinance that governs smoking and the sale of tobacco products. In April, with e-cigarette shops popping up throughout the county, the council asked city staffers to look into
Orange County (CA) Register
added Oct 18, 2014 08:39
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[California] DENNEY: Measure D and Tobacco Tactics

Walker Merryman of the Tobacco Institute said it best in 1991 “It’s barely controlled chaos [at the local level]. We can’t be everywhere at once.” The Daily Planet’s editor hasn’t endorsed Measure D, sidetracked by the idea that sugary soda is only one
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Oct 18, 2014 08:09

[California] NORCO: Hookah akin to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, council says

A Norco restaurant owner's desire to attract diners by promoting hookah smoking on his patio may be more than a pipe dream. At its Wednesday, Oct. 15, meeting, the Norco City Council voted to drop a proposed ordinance that would have prohibited hookah s
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Oct 17, 2014 16:35

A qualitative evaluation of 40 voluntary, smoke-free, multiunit, housing policy campaigns in California [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campaigns designed to enhance voluntary smoke-free MUH policy adoption should underscore the economic viability of such policies during each strategic step.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2014 15:53

More California Residents Die From Smoking Than Aids, Study Says | The Snitch

While the number of smokers in California declined from a decade ago, and fewer cigarettes were smoked on a daily basis, nearly four million people still smoked, including an estimated 146,000 adolescents. “We found that while the California tobacco co
San Francisco Weekly
added Oct 16, 2014 13:02
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