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[California] MA: Close to Home: CalPERS should not take up its old tobacco habit

CalPERS is making a colossal mistake. Banning investments in tobacco was the right call 15 years ago, and even taking a single step toward overturning that ban is the wrong call today.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added May 12, 2016 15:41

[California] Man climbs 80ft up iconic Hollywood TV tower before eating a snack, smoking a CIGAR and telling rescuers he 'just needed somewhere to think'

According to witnesses the man appeared relaxed during his time in the tower, at one point eating a snack and was even said to have smoked a cigar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 12, 2016 15:13

[California] Proposed Law Banning Smoking on Campus Gains Steam

The California State Assembly passed bill (AB 1594) April 25 that, if ratified, will prohibit all use of tobacco products on California community college and state university campuses by January 2018. The next stop for the bill, authored by Assemblymemb
The Guardsman (City College of San Francisco)
added May 12, 2016 12:39

CHEMERINSKY: California 18-year-olds should be able to decide whether to smoke

Our society allows people to engage in countless harmful behaviors: smoking, drinking, eating unhealthy foods, not getting enough exercise. But that is the product of living in a free society, where people get to make choices for themselves. As much as I
Orange County (CA) Register
added May 12, 2016 12:38
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[California] City reignites smoking discussion

Half Moon Bay city staff is developing a smoking ordinance that aims to balance the rights of individuals while protecting others from the dangers of secondhand smoke. During its most recent meeting, the City Council addressed a list of seven items relate
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added May 12, 2016 12:36

[California] Smoke-Free City College: New Environmental Standard And Community Policing To Take Effect In August 2016

In anticipation of City College and its outreach centers becoming smoke-, tobacco- and vape-free Aug. 20, officials have created a section on the college website to offer assistance to those who want to stop smoking and will rely on community policing to (Sacramento City College)
added May 12, 2016 03:57

[California] Smoking age raised to 21

The report found that the region consisting of California's northern and western counties — which includes Glenn, Colusa and Tehama — has one of the highest rates of adult smokers in the state at 15.1 percent. Individually, the estimated adult smoking p
Marysville (CA) Appeal-Democrat
added May 12, 2016 01:50

KPBS Enforcement Of California's Landmark Tobacco Law Likely To Be Spotty At First

The food and drug branch of the California Department of Public Health will take the lead in enforcing the law. It's supposed to issue signage requirements and get materials to retailers. Debra Kelley, director of advocacy for the American Lung Associat
KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added May 13, 2016 18:04

[California] Four Things We Can Do To Reduce U.S. Tobacco Consumption

Last week, California became the second state to raise the tobacco purchase age to 21. This move is part of a pivotal trend spreading across the nation to reduce youth tobacco consumption by preventing or delaying young people from picking up tobacco prod
added May 11, 2016 13:20


Cavins was vaping at home while on his computer last month. "I sat it down and I believe I was going to get a pen or something from this bookshelf over here and then bam," the Irvine resident said. The explosion sent shrapnel 9 feet high into the ceili
KABC-TV Channel 7 (Los Angeles, CA)
added May 11, 2016 02:52
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