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[California] Solano renews call for FDA to ban harmful menthol in cigarettes

With the health of many kids at stake, Solano County has renewed its call to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban menthol in cigarettes and other tobacco products. The cigarette additive has an unpleasant side effect in getting legions of kids h
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Jul 7, 2013 19:59

[California] Can electronic cigarettes help smokers kick the traditional habit?

Some ex-smokers say electronic cigarettes helped them give up traditional cigs, but there's little actual science behind the claim
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 7, 2013 19:42

[California] Did smoking-free fair work?

This year, smoking was restricted to designated areas in the parking lots. “No Smoking” signs were posted on the grounds, employees wore “Thanks for Not Smoking” buttons, security staff alerted fairgoers they saw smoking and electronic cigarettes were av
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Jul 4, 2013 23:40

[California] Fresno apartments adopt smoke-free policy

Fresno’s Sequoia Gardens, Villas Margaritas and Tower Court apartment complexes have voluntarily adopted a no-smoke policy recommended by the Fresno County Department of Public Health. Concern is not just based on smokers, but on the health risk of seco
The Business Journal
added Jul 2, 2013 05:12

[California] Sacramento County survey finds sales of tobacco to youths

A survey of businesses in four Sacramento County cities and the unincorporated area found that 11 percent of those surveyed sold tobacco to minors. The annual youth purchase survey was conducted in December 2012 as part of the county Division of Public
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 21, 2013 10:54

[California] 'Nonsmoking' Hotel Rooms May Not Fully Protect Guests

Partial smoking bans still left study participants with signs of tobacco exposure
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2013 13:06

[California] VIDEO: Proposed Bill Would Ban "E-Cigarettes" Where Tobacco Is Already Prohibited

NBC Los Angeles
added May 3, 2013 03:00

[California] RJ Reynolds Can't Erase Calif.'s $3M Fee Award In Ad Row ($$)

California appeals court on Friday upheld a $2.9 million award for the state’s attorney fees in litigation over tobacco advertisements, rejecting R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s argument the award was undeserved because the issue on which the state prevailed
added Apr 29, 2013 18:37

[California] EDITORIAL: Blowing smoke on workplace health

It's one thing to ask people to bear more of the cost of their preventable illness by paying higher premiums, but to deprive them of the chance at a livelihood because they engage in perfectly legal behavior is outrageous. By all means, outlaw smoking in
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 4, 2013 14:59

[California] Second-Hand Smoke Leads Santa Monica Woman to File Fair Housing Complaint

Santa Monica's Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) helped a woman with a severe respiratory disability relocate to get away from the second-hand smoke wafting in from her neighbors' apartments, according to City staff. Zelda Alvarado (whose name has been chan
Santa Monica (CA) Lookout
added Apr 2, 2013 15:28
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