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[California] Council passes smoking ban

City Council passed a wide-ranging ordinance that bans smoking in recreational areas such as beaches and parks, on sidewalks and within multi-family dwelling units. The 3-1 vote came on Aug. 21. It requires passage on second reading to become law.
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Aug 30, 2018 17:26
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[California] VIDEO: Dramatic security video captures the moment an e-cigarette explodes inside a man's pocket as he tries to buy a TV

The blast ripped a hole in his pants. Abdihdy was captured on camera desperately trying to fan away the flames as he ran to a nearby bathroom to treat his wounds.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:38
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[California] E-cigarette industry under fire after one explodes in man's pants

Incidents like that are becoming more common. E-cigarettes are battery operated nicotine inhalers, and attorney Greg Bentley says he's currently representing hundreds of clients who claim they have been injured. Bentley say "people who are vaping need to
KGO-TV ABC7
added Sep 6, 2018 13:52
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[California] VIDEO: Video Shows Moment E-Cigarette Explodes Inside Man's Pocket

A man shopping for a television in Anaheim is burned when an e-cigarette explodes inside his pocket. The entire encounter is caught on surveillance video, and the manager of the store tells NBC4 the story. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018)
NBCNew York.com
added Aug 29, 2018 22:16
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[California] Caught on Video: E-Cigarette Explodes in Anaheim Store

A man shopping for a television in Anaheim is burned when an e-cigarette explodes inside his pocket. The entire encounter is caught on surveillance video, and the manager of the store tells NBC4 the story. (Published Monday, Aug. 27, 2018)
NBC Los Angeles
added Aug 29, 2018 06:35
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[California] Plastic straw ban? Cigarette butts are the single greatest source of ocean trash

A leading tobacco industry academic, a California lawmaker and a worldwide surfing organization are among those arguing cigarette filters should be banned. The nascent campaign hopes to be bolstered by linking activists focused on human health with those
NBC News
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01
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[California] Long Beach's City Council Wants to Cease Smoking on Restaurant Patios

recommended the City Attorney draft an ordinance to ban smoking on outdoor seating areas for both public and privately-owned restaurants. The recommendations also recommends that smokers keep a specific distance away from the establishment. According to t
Eater.com (blog)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:32
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[California] WHATMATTERS: Keeping score at home? Soda loses, tobacco wins

the Assembly Health Committee failed to approve a resolution calling on Hollywood to give R-ratings to movies that depict smoking. Resolutions are statements and cannot be enforced. The vote: Seven Democrats voted yes and one Republican voted no. But fiv
CALmatters
added Aug 24, 2018 12:08
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[California] Smoking rules take shape in Half Moon Bay

A conflicted Half Moon Bay City Council passed the first reading of an ordinance regulating tobacco sales and smoking in certain places, including multifamily residences and potentially all city sidewalks. The council voted 3-1 for the city’s first smok
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Aug 24, 2018 11:53
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[California] R-rating resolution falls a vote short in Cal. Assembly

After breezing through the California State Senate, a resolution recommending that Hollywood stop recruiting millions of kids to smoke was smothered in an Assembly Committee on Tuesday — just one vote shy of escaping onto the Assembly floor and winning a
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:09
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