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Will California Kick Butts Off State Beaches? Not This Year

Marc Levine (D-Marin County), said he was disappointed by Brown’s decision. Trying to protect people and wildlife from “poisonous” cigarette butts is hardly coercive, he said in an emailed statement. “The common person knows these dangers too well, and f
California Healthline
added Oct 10, 2017 00:34
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Jerry Brown vetoes smoking ban at California beaches and state parks

Cigarette butts are the most common type of litter on California’s beaches, but on Friday Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed two bills that would have banned smoking at all state beaches and state parks in California. “If people can’t even smoke on a deserted beac
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 7, 2017 08:06
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It’s OK to light up at California beaches and parks, Jerry Brown says

For the second year in a row, Gov. Jerry Brown has rejected efforts to prohibit smoking at California state parks and beaches. Brown on Friday vetoed a pair of bills that would have authorized fines for anyone caught smoking cigarettes, electronic cigar
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 7, 2017 03:55
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[California] No butts about it: Girl Scouts persuade Tustin to ban smoking in parks

Five poised eighth-graders from Girl Scout Troop 3562 each took the podium at the Tustin City Council meeting to explain their stand against smoking in parks. Council members listened – unanimously approving the first reading of a proposed ban on Tuesda
Orange County (CA) Register
added Oct 7, 2017 03:59
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[California] Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes bans on smoking at beaches and parks, calling them too coercive

The measures, which also would have banned smoking marijuana and the use of electronic cigarettes, were proposed by legislators to protect public health from second-hand smoking and to prevent wildfires and reduce litter. Brown, who vetoed a similar bil
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 7, 2017 03:54
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[California] Smoking ordinance may have to wait

Now City Council members appear to agree that the debate is worth having again, especially in light of recent talk surrounding cannabis. “I think it has to come back and I think it has to come back with the legalization of cannabis coming in January,”
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Oct 5, 2017 13:02
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[California] Smoking ban: Buildings in Redwood City with at least 2 housing units restricted

It will be illegal to smoke in any housing unit in Redwood City that shares a wall with another unit by Jan. 1, 2019, city officials decided Monday. The City Council, in a 7-0 vote, adopted a smoke-free multi-family housing ordinance that will affect upw
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 5, 2017 12:53
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[California] Korean National Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the United States by Diverting Millions of Untaxed Cigarettes

between 2012 and 2015, Baeg and others conspired to divert approximately 143 million export-only cigarettes from an export warehouse near the Port of Los Angeles....In fact, the cigarettes were sold in the United States resulting in millions of dollars in
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:29
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[California] City bans smoking in multi-family housing

the Redwood City Council voted Monday to ban smoking in and around apartment buildings, condominiums and duplexes. Though smoking will be allowed in unenclosed, designated areas at least 25 feet away from gyms and areas primarily used by children, counci
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Oct 5, 2017 13:29
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[California] Tustin moves toward a new smoking ban: No tobacco, weed, or e-cigs

The American Lung Association in California Wednesday praised the Tustin City Council for taking a first step toward banning smoking in the city’s parks. The council on Tuesday approved the proposed ban on first reading, and is scheduled to take a final
MyNewsLA.com
added Oct 5, 2017 13:21
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