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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

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

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

[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

[California] Manhattan Beach will begin smoking ban enforcement Monday

City Council in June prohibited smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, in all public places in town. Smoking already was prohibited on the beach, The Strand, the greenbelt and in parks.
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Aug 17, 2014 06:32

[California] Council Moves Forward on Apartment Smoking Ban

City Council moved a not-at-all-silly millimeter closer to a ban on smoking in apartment complexes and condos, giving direction to the City for drafting an ordinance that would ban smoking in any complex of two or more units...moved cautiously due to the
Culver City (CA) Observer
added Aug 17, 2014 06:20

[California] PEREZ: IDEA and progress

We will be treating each of these environments separately, taking each of these topics and providing them with individual policy analysis so we may craft a comprehensive smoking policy that prevents the public from being unduly subjected to secondhand smo
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Aug 16, 2014 11:55

[California, New Jersey] $13.6 Million forfeiture in tobacco tax evasion case

House of Oxford helped other companies evade the California OTP excise tax by shipping OTP to California, but falsely billing the sales to other states, shipping OTP to states located near California knowing that it would be shipped into California withou
Central Valley Business Times (Stockton, CA)
added Aug 13, 2014 11:00

[California] Homeless Man Arrested For Allegedly Starting Big Sur Wildfire With Cigarette

A transient was arrested Monday for allegedly starting a small fire that burned forest land in Big Sur in March, Monterey County sheriff's officials said. Harlan Graves, 26, was arrested in connection with the fire, which was reported at 7:27 p.m. on Ma
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added Aug 12, 2014 12:28
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