Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with California 14,266 headlines found

3 Views

[California] South Pasadena Smoking Regulations Now in Effect

New smoking regulations in the City of South Pasadena, designed to further protect public health and reduce the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, take effect TODAY, June 15, 2018. The updated ordinance adds City sidewalks and other public spaces to t
South Pasadena Review
added Jun 16, 2018 11:31
2 Views

[California] City staff will work on smoke-free park ordinance

The ordinance would make it illegal to smoke in the city's public parks -- an idea proposed by local students who are members of the Smokebuster club and supported by the American Lung Association (ALA).
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Jun 15, 2018 07:58
1 View

[California] Beverly Hills Among Cities to Receive Grant to Combat Illegal Sales of Cigarettes to Minors

Prop. 56 — the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016 — was approved by voters in November 2016. Effective April 2017, it raised the cigarette tax by $2 per pack, with an equivalent increase on other tobacco products. The
Beverly Hills (CA) Courier
added Jun 15, 2018 07:46
1 View

[California] Santa Cruz Police Department receive $460K grant to address tobacco use among youth

The outlay was part of $37.5 million distributed to 71 local agencies throughout California, police spokeswoman Joyce Blaschke said. The money is slated for operations, retailer training, sign installation, youth outreach, tobacco retail license inspect
Santa Cruz County (CA) Sentinel
added Jun 15, 2018 07:45
5 Views

[California] Different approaches on how to stop smoking

An assistant professor at Loma Linda University School of Public Health, says it’s a matter of conditioning the brain by new ways of thinking and acting. Ernie Medina Jr, DrPH, has been helping smokers break the cycle of addiction for 25 years. He offer
Loma Linda University Health
added Jun 13, 2018 23:25
5 Views

[California] Attorney General Becerra Announces $37.5 Million in State Grants to Combat Illegal Tobacco Use Among Minors

$37.5 million in state grant funding to combat the illegal sale of cigarettes and tobacco products to minors. The grants to 71 local entities throughout the state will fund operations, retailer training programs, the installation of signage, youth outreac
California Attorney General's Office
added Jun 13, 2018 12:14
10 Views

[California] Will San Francisco's Ban on Flavored Tobacco Spark a National Trend?

Despite a multimillion dollar campaign by tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds, San Francisco will soon implement the most comprehensive restrictions on e-cigarettes in the country. The move is already sparking other cities to follow. 'What California does, almo
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Jun 13, 2018 11:36
10 Views

[California, North Carolina] National Reach of San Francisco Tobacco Flavorings Ban Questioned

It’s uncertain how far-reaching the ripple effect could be nationwide. However, California has a significant track record for creating new voter-driven state regulatory paths. Menthol styles, which are mint-flavored, have been controversial for decades
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 10, 2018 22:47
29 Views

[California] San Francisco has passed a sweeping ban that should scare the $23 billion vaping industry

But the ban could also pose a threat to the nascent but booming vape industry— currently dominated by devices like the Juul— where flavors like creme brulee and cool mint are a key part of the allure. Traditional tobacco companies are also displeased wit
Business Insider
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
10 Views

[California] San Francisco approves ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored e-cigarette liquids

San Francisco residents overwhelmingly voted to uphold a ban on all flavored tobacco, including menthol cigarettes and flavored e-cigarette liquids. The city's supervisors approved the measure last summer, but tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds and a coalition
CNBC
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines