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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


Stanford Study: Tobacco Firms Use Predatory Methods To Sell Menthol

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



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


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


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 | CBS San Francisco–04/10/2011


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.



Group Seeks To Expand South Bay Smoking Bans

An anti-smoking group in Silicon Valley is trying to get more cities to enact smoking bans in apartment buildings, condos and townhouses.


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Building Codes No Help In Stopping Secondhand Smoke

Today’s building codes don’t prevent your neighbor’s smoke from seeping into your home. In one brand-new Bay Area condo, the smoke seepage seems to be extreme.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/10/2011

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California Researchers Raise Concerns About ‘Thirdhand Smoke’

You’ve heard of the damaging health effects of smoking and secondhand smoke. But what happens when the smoke settles?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/08/2011


Neighbor’s Secondhand Smoke Seeps Into San Jose Condo

A San Jose woman who invested in a luxury condominium is unable to live in her unit, overcome by her neighbor’s secondhand smoke.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/07/2011




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