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[California] Oxnard smoking, vaping ban in effect on Tuesday

Oxnard's smoking ban, which affects most outdoor areas in the city, goes into effect on Tuesday. The ordinance, passed unanimously by City Council in September, applies to tobacco, marijuana and vaping. Areas where smoking is banned include: outdoor di
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 17, 2016 07:03

[California] USC contributes to surgeon general's first report on e-cigarettes and youth

USC Distinguished Professor Jonathan Samet, director of the USC Institute for Global Health, contributed to the development of the chapter on e-cigarette policy. ...The new report on e-cigarettes extensively cites research by USC faculty in the Department
University of Southern California (USC)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:02

GREENHUT: In California, an About-Face on Tobacco

But CalPERS’ bout of common sense might also signal a much-needed pushback against the state’s overly puritanical view of tobacco. No one is arguing that tobacco is a healthy product, but the hard line California officials long have taken is not just a d
American Spectator
added Dec 17, 2016 06:49

[California] JACKLER: Could Big Tobacco take over pot like it did e-cigs?

States can help lay the groundwork for a future federal policy by prohibiting the sale of tobacco products where marijuana is sold, as California has done. If nationwide legalization happens, it is essential that the tobacco industry is banned from the m
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 17, 2016 03:05

[California] People who live in public housing would be banned from smoking and vaping in their homes under new bill

“This is a great step forward in protecting families by significantly reducing exposure to second-hand smoke and this bill codifies federal regulations,” Wood said. “In AB 62, we are taking it a step further by including the use of e-cigarettes to be con
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 15, 2016 05:00

Criticism is fierce over an effort to cancel California pension fund investments in tobacco

A pair of powerful California elected officials expressed outrage ...A staff report from the California Public Employees Retirement System calls for the agency's directors to abandon a 16-year effort to move away from tobacco-related securities. The repor
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 14, 2016 17:10

TUCCILLE: California’s Gift to Its Neighbors: Expanded Cigarette Smuggling Opportunities / They even opened the door to tax-avoiding e-cigarettes!

California's e-cigarette users will have every incentive in the world to join their traditional tobacco-consuming neighbors in flocking to tax-avoiding sources. For those of us in neighboring, lower-tax jurisdictions, this is truly a gift. Thank you, aga
Reason Magazine
added Dec 13, 2016 16:04

[California] Golf courses get pass from no-smoking rules

Under a proposed outdoor ban going to a county board this week, residents can't smoke at county-controlled beaches, parks an...But players at county-owned public golf courses would be exempted, partly because the attractions have a lot of open space but a
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 12, 2016 06:29

[California] Roseville woman releases anti-smoking children’s book

First-time author at 62 pens ‘Grandmas Shouldn’t Stink’
Roseville (CA) Press-Tribune
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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[California] The History of FC’s Smoke-Free Campus

After the Luis Munoz incident that started with Munoz smoking a cigarette, the question arose by many was “Why is smoking even banned on campus?” The history of the smoking ban stretches back to the 2002 academic year.
The Hornet (Fullerton College)
added Dec 8, 2016 20:32
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