New Push In Oakland To Ban Flavored Tobacco Products The City councilwoman from Oakland who spearheaded the city's soda tax it taking aim at flavored tobacco and vaping products she says are getting kids hooked on a bad habit.
California Tobacco Tax Rises To $2.87 Per Pack The price of a pack of cigarettes is about to go up in California.
Anti-Smoking Pioneer Wins Landmark Tobacco Control LawsThis week's Jefferson Award winner is a pioneer who's worked in the anti-smoking movement for more than two decades. Serena Chen says people call her all the time and ask for help to change a law. So she harnesses her skills as a former broadcast journalist and social worker to help them get it done.
Tobacco-Related Illnesses Killing More Blacks Than AIDS, Violence & Other CancersSome African-American public health leaders say too many Black people are dying from tobacco-related diseases, and feel that not much attention has been paid to the issue.
California About To Raise Tobacco Age To 21Smokers have to be 21 and older to buy tobacco products in California under a new law that takes effect Thursday.
Proposed Ballot Measure Would Triple California’s Tobacco TaxAnti-smoking advocates have collected enough signatures for a ballot measure to raise California's cigarette tax by $2 per pack.
Gov. Brown Raises Legal Age To Buy Tobacco To 21The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.
Deadline Looms For Gov. Brown On Raising Tobacco Age To 21Gov. Jerry Brown faces a midnight deadline to act on six bills to restrict tobacco use in California, including a bill to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21.
Cigarettes To Cost $7 Per Pack In Sonoma County Starting In 2018New regulations meant to make cigarettes more expensive and difficult for minors to obtain have been approved in Sonoma County.
21: California Lawmakers Vote To Raise Smoking AgeCalifornia lawmakers voted Thursday to make the nation's most populous state the second to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 as part of a sweeping package of measures they are considering to crack down on tobacco.
$2 Per Pack Tobacco Tax Proposed For California SmokersWith fewer people smoking these days, the amount of tax revenue that California gets from tobacco sales is going up in smoke - but that could soon change.
San Francisco Raises Age To Buy Tobacco To 21The Board Of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved a measure raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products within San Francisco's city limits to 21 years old.