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Cigarette, Tobacco generic

HealthWatch: Hypnotherapist Credited For Kicking Addictions

Two prominent Bay Area residents say hypnotherapy was the key to helping them kick an unhealthy addiction to chewing tobacco.

05/08/2012

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Tobacco Industry Raises Millions To Fight Proposition 29

If voters approve the tax measure Lance Armstrong is championing in the June primary, smokers in the nation’s most populous state will pay an extra $1 for each pack they buy, raising hundreds of millions of dollars.

05/08/2012

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HealthWatch: UCSF Doctor Says It’s Time To Regulate Sugar

A new commentary published online in the Feb. 1 issue of Nature says sugar is just as “toxic” for people as the other two, so the government should step in to curb its consumption.

02/02/2012

smoking

San Francisco Rent Board Sides With Smokers In State Ordinance Disputes

San Francisco landlords who want to ban smoking entirely on a property will not be able to evict a tenant who smokes if smoking was allowed in the apartment when the tenant signed a lease.

12/15/2011

(AP)

Tobacco Sales to Minors in California Fall to Record Low

The illegal sale of tobacco to minors is down to its lowest rate in California since the data was kept, according to the latest statistics from the state’s Department of Public Health.

09/23/2011

Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Hypnotism Helps Giants Skipper Bochy, Staff Quit Tobacco

Ask Bruce Bochy if he has a dip and San Francisco’s skipper offers up a standard response: “I don’t do that anymore.”

CBS San Francisco–08/08/2011

(AP)

Gilroy, Morgan Hill Get Failing Grades On Youth Tobacco Use

A new tobacco report card shows most cities in Santa Clara County have made significant strides in prioritizing tobacco prevention efforts in sales of cigarettes to minors. Gilroy and Morgan Hill were the exceptions.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/27/2011

Cigarette, Tobacco generic

Safeway Challenge To SF Pharmacy Tobacco Ban Dismissed

The city of San Francisco’s pioneering ban on tobacco sales by pharmacies has survived its latest challenge, a constitutional lawsuit by the Safeway grocery store chain.

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2011

smoking

Stanford Study: Tobacco Firms Use Predatory Methods To Sell Menthol

Cigarette manufacturers, however, have denied using race or ethnicity to target customers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/24/2011

(AP)

Bill Lets California Landlords Ban Smoking In Units

The state Senate has approved a bill that would let landlords ban smoking on their properties, including inside rental units.

CBS San Francisco–05/09/2011

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