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[California] City puts smokers on notice: ‘Not in Saratoga’

The city of Saratoga earned an “A” in the American Lung Association’s annual rating of smoking policies. Saratoga ranked high among California cities in the categories of smoke-free outdoor air, smoke-free housing and reducing sales of tobacco products.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Feb 3, 2017 21:09
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[California] Novato council approves law restricting tobacco sales

The ordinance requires businesses with pharmacies to stop selling tobacco-related products. Most Novato businesses with pharmacies have already done so, city officials said. Flavored tobacco products and small or single-pack cigarettes, cigarillos and ci
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Feb 2, 2017 19:55
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[California] The surprising link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

For older women, breathing air that is heavily polluted by vehicle exhaust and other sources of fine particulates nearly doubles the likelihood of developing dementia, finds a study published Tuesday. And the cognitive effects of air pollution are dramat
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 2, 2017 05:33
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[California] Glendale earns an 'A' for anti-smoking efforts; Burbank scores a 'B' Smoking

For the seventh year in a row, Glendale earned an A grade from the American Lung Assn. when it comes to its anti-smoking laws, with neighboring Burbank receiving a B for the same length of time. Since 2009, the agency rates 482 cities and 58 counties th
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 28, 2017 21:03
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[California] High Desert cities receive failing grades in annual tobacco report

handed out failing grades throughout California with the release of its annual State of Tobacco Control 2017 Report, and local municipalities were not spared. In a showing that mirrored the majority of San Bernardino County, Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barsto
Victor Valley (CA) Press
added Jan 28, 2017 21:01
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[California] American Lung Association to Orange County: F You!

Orange County and 31 of its cities receive F grades in the newly released American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2017-California Local Grades report. Failing grades indicate the region and many of its cities, including two of the largest, An
OC Weekly
added Jan 26, 2017 22:53
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[California] Milpitas: Council bans smoking in outdoor dining areas

The City Council on Jan. 3 held a second reading to adopt the expanded smoking ban to include marijuana, e-cigarettes and hookahs. “We did tremendous outreach to 22 restaurants that have outdoor dining areas and 17 hotels, two of them have outdoor dinin
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jan 26, 2017 22:52
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[California] Former Cy Young Award winner diagnosed with throat cancer

Less than three years after the death of Tony Gwynn, another San Diego Padres legend has been diagnosed with cancer believed to be related to tobacco use. Former NL Cy Young Award winner Randy Jones revealed to MLB.com that doctors told him in November
East Bay (CA) Times
added Jan 26, 2017 22:26
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[California] Most local cities get Fs for tobacco restriction in new report

Most Orange County cities continue to receive failing marks for efforts to restrict smoking in public and at home, but California is back on track as an anti-tobacco leader, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the American Lung Associatio
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jan 26, 2017 17:40
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[California] ‘Healthy Housing for Healthy Living 2017’ campaign launched by Nevada County Public Health

The purpose is to increase the amount of 100 percent smoke-free policies for multi-unit housing in Nevada County. According to a news release, smoke-free policies not only protect the health of tenants but also lower the risk of fire and lower maintenanc
Grass Valey (CA) Union
added Jan 26, 2017 17:15
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