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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

[California] CA state Assembly OKs no smoking

Cal Poly Pomona’s population differs in opinions following a new measure that may potentially prohibit smoking on CSU campuses. The California State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 1594 on April 25. The bill prohibits all use of tobacco products, e-cigaret
The Poly Post (Calif. State Polytechnic University, Pomona)
added May 10, 2016 16:09

[California] ONG: It's time for L.A. to follow Santa Monica's lead in regulating tobacco in apartment buildings

it's the next logical step for Los Angeles — the best way to protect children, seniors and all vulnerable populations in the city from inhaling secondhand smoke against their will in their own homes. Doing nothing would be a missed opportunity with seriou
Los Angeles Times
added May 9, 2016 14:04

[District of Columbia, New York] EDITORIAL: Washington, DC, and California make welcome moves on e-cigarettes and tobacco

The age to buy tobacco products in New York State remains 18. The state should join California and Hawaii and more than 100 cities and counties – Boston, New York City and Suffolk County in Long Island among them – working to protect young people and the
Buffalo (NY) News
added May 9, 2016 23:41
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