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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

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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

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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

(CBS)

3 Arrested In Walnut Creek Decoy Operation

Officers arrested an adult and two minors during a decoy operation used to expose adults selling alcohol or tobacco to minors in Walnut Creek on Friday, according to police.

CBS San Francisco–05/08/2011

(AP)

California Bill Would Expand Smoking Ban At Work

California lawmakers are looking to expand the state’s workplace smoking ban, adding hotel lobbies, break rooms and even tobacco stores to the list of places where you can’t light up.

KPIX 5–04/10/2011

(AP)

Contra Costa Landlords Urged To Control Secondhand Smoke

Multi-unit housing owners in unincorporated Contra Costa are bound by law to protect tenants from secondhand smoke, but Denice Dennis said that many landlords apparently have not gotten the memo.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/06/2011

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