Despite the drop over the last two years, the city still lags far behind the statewide average.
A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in an Assembly committee.
Contra Costa County Supervisors took steps Tuesday in Martinez to short-circuit the use of e-cigarettes in places where smoking is prohibited.
Two pieces of legislation addressing smoking in San Francisco will come before the city’s Board of Supervisors at its first regular meeting of the new year Tuesday.
San Francisco supervisors on Monday planned to consider an ordinance that would inform would-be renters who is smoking in the building.
The Petaluma City Council on Monday night unanimously passed an ordinance that bans smoking in apartments and other units of multi-family dwellings, as well as in hotels and motels.
A prominent medical journal has ignited a debate over whether smokers should be required to get a license in order to smoke cigarettes.
The San Rafael City Council on Monday evening unanimously approved a strict new ordinance that prohibits smoking in multi-family housing with two or more units and in certain outdoor public places.
Smoking anything other than medically-prescribed marijuana at San Francisco street fairs, festivals and other outdoor events held on city property would be banned under new legislation before the Board of Supervisors.
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.