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.
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.
You’ve heard of the damaging health effects of smoking and secondhand smoke. But what happens when the smoke settles?
A San Jose woman who invested in a luxury condominium is unable to live in her unit, overcome by her neighbor’s secondhand smoke.
A new tobacco ordinance passed in San Jose is aimed at preventing teens from lighting up. Retailers will now be charged an annual permit fee to pay for better regulation.