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.
Ask Bruce Bochy if he has a dip and San Francisco’s skipper offers up a standard response: “I don’t do that anymore.”
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.
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.
Cigarette manufacturers, however, have denied using race or ethnicity to target customers.
The state Senate has approved a bill that would let landlords ban smoking on their properties, including inside rental units.
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.
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.
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.
An anti-smoking group in Silicon Valley is trying to get more cities to enact smoking bans in apartment buildings, condos and townhouses.