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Bill To Ban Smoking In California Condos, Apartments Defeated

A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in an Assembly committee.

04/17/2013

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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San Francisco Supes Look To Strengthen Already Tough Smoking Laws

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.

01/15/2013

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SF Considers Smoking, Non-Smoking Labels For All Apartments

San Francisco supervisors on Monday planned to consider an ordinance that would inform would-be renters who is smoking in the building.

12/10/2012

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Petaluma City Council Bans Smoking In Apartments, Hotels

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.

12/04/2012

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HealthWatch: Professor Urges Mandatory Licenses, Tests For Smokers

A prominent medical journal has ignited a debate over whether smokers should be required to get a license in order to smoke cigarettes.

11/14/2012

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San Rafael Passes Strict New Smoking Ban

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.

10/02/2012

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SF Considers Strict Outdoor Smoking Ban – Except For Medical Pot

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.

07/19/2012

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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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Many Votes From Tuesday’s California Primary Still Uncounted

The votes are all in for the California primary but many remained uncounted Wednesday, leaving some races still up in the air, notably the statewide question on whether to increase the tax on tobacco to fund cancer research.

06/06/2012

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