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Patrons at the Hookah Nites Cafe smoke hookah pipes January 18, 2006 in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Santa Clara County Bans Sale Of Flavored Tobacco Products Often Marketed Towards Young People

Santa Clara County has become the first jurisdiction in the western United States to adopt a law banning the sale of flavored tobacco products that are often marketed towards young people, a county spokeswoman said Thursday.

11/06/2014

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

San Mateo County Supervisors Vote To Include E-Cigarettes In Smoking Ban

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to change the definition of “smoking” and “tobacco product” to include electronic smoking devices.

10/21/2014

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Contra Costa County Supes Tighten Rules On Secondhand Smoke

Contra Costa County’s Board of Supervisors passed a strict new smoking ordinance Tuesday.

06/03/2014

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

SF Supervisor Wants E-Cigarettes Regulated Like Other Tobacco Products

San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar planned to introduce legislation to regulate the use and sale of electronic-cigarettes in the city.

03/03/2014

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

San Ramon Man Accused Of Slashing Teen In Fight Over E-Cigarette

A 20-year-old San Ramon man was arrested after he allegedly cut a teen with a knife during a fight over a stolen e-cigarette, police said Friday.

02/28/2014

(AP)

KCBS In Depth: UCSF Dr. Stanton Glantz On Smoking And The Tobacco Industry

50 years after the Surgeon General’s report labeled cigarettes as a cause of serious health problems, one UCSF doctor says the problem still persists because the tobacco industry remains politically powerful.

02/17/2014

(AP)

Illegal Tobacco Sales To Youth Drop In San Francisco

Despite the drop over the last two years, the city still lags far behind the statewide average.

07/03/2013

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Contra Costa County Supervisors Zap Use Of E-Cigarettes

Contra Costa County Supervisors took steps Tuesday in Martinez to short-circuit the use of e-cigarettes in places where smoking is prohibited.

03/19/2013

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More Than 100 Cartons Of Cigarettes Stolen From Benicia Shop

Police are searching for at least two suspects who got away with thousands of dollars in cigarettes this morning in Benicia, a police lieutenant said.

11/06/2012

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Prop. 29 Tobacco Tax Still Too Close To Call, Results May Take Weeks

Two weeks after California voters went to the polls, the fate of a ballot measure that would impose a new tax on cigarettes remains uncertain.

06/19/2012

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