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[California] Gwynn Family, Tobacco Company Reach Settlement in All-Star Tony Gwynn’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

“We assess litigation on a case-by-case basis and determined this agreement was in the best interests of the company,” U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. spokesman Steve Callahan said in a statement to NBC 7. Altria, which bought U.S. Smokeless Tobacco in 2009,
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Sep 8, 2018 20:21

[California] Smoking ban in effect on all campuses

This semester marks the beginning of a smoke-free campus, according to a newly enforced ban implemented by the City College board of trustees. The ban, passed in April, exempted medical marijuana users, according to a May 10 Guardsman dispatch. But
The Guardsman (City College of San Francisco)
added Sep 6, 2018 20:19

[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
added Sep 6, 2018 13:52

[California] Local nonprofits educate community on the dangers of vaping

Teenagers can purchase vaping devices, JUUL in particular, through social media platforms such as Snapchat and Instagram with hashtags #doit4juul and #juulnation advertising the product....“They’re always surprised when we tell them how much nicotine is
Coast News (Encinitas, CA)
added Aug 31, 2018 11:44

[California] Annenberg analyzes social media, cigarette brands

After five months, the research revealed that some social media users have been paid by tobacco companies or compensated with gifts. The researchers also found that certain parties that had free alcohol and giveaways were encouraging attendees to post pi
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:41

California wildfires fuel a new push to ban smoking at state parks and beaches

environmentalists have advanced new legislation to prevent lighting up in certain public places. The proposals, approved Thursday by the Senate, now go to Gov. Jerry Brown, who vetoed three previous bills on the issue. Supporters feel this year’s devas
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 31, 2018 01:41

[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 (blog)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:32

[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

[California] Research on smoking bans sometimes conflicts

CDC points to a slew of research...that indicates smoke-free legislation like that passed in San Mateo County and Half Moon Bay improve the health of residents. However, the research is nuanced.
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Aug 30, 2018 17:23
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[California] LAMBERT: Smoke gets in eyes of well-meaning City Council

government shouldn’t pass laws it can’t enforce. Doing so frustrates law-abiding citizens who are right to expect enforcement, and, in this case, it sets the stage for acrimony between neighbors over a law that pits private property rights against public
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Aug 30, 2018 17:19
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