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(AP)

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/23/2011

Cigarette, Tobacco generic

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 5–02/10/2011

Cigarette, Tobacco generic

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 5–02/08/2011

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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 5–02/07/2011

Packs of R.J. Reynolds Company brand cigarettes (AP)

Selling Tobacco To Teens Gets Tougher In San Jose

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/15/2010

Corner of Haight and Ashbury in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco Officials Object To Cigarette Ads Featuring Haight

San Francisco officials are objecting to cigarette ads featuring the city’s iconic Haight neighborhood.

CBS San Francisco–11/23/2010

Packs of R.J. Reynolds Company brand cigarettes (AP)

Santa Clara County Passes Tobacco Legislation

Despite pleas from tobacco retailers, Santa Clara County Supervisors have passed a tough list of new tobacco rules aimed at underage smoking.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/23/2010

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South Bay Smokers Protest Proposed Tobacco Rules

Patrons trickled into a busy tobacco shop in downtown San Jose Monday to sign petitions against an ordinance that would tighten tobacco restrictions in unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County.

CBS San Francisco–11/22/2010

Three examples of proposed warning graphics that will appear on cigarette packaging as part of the government's new tobacco prevention efforts, seen in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010. (AP)

Feds Propose Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

Corpses, cancer patients and diseased lungs are among the images the federal government plans for larger, graphic warning labels that would take up half of each pack of cigarettes sold in the United States.

KPIX 5–11/10/2010

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Santa Clara County Supervisors Pass Anti-Smoking Measures

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed three new ordinances that will tighten tobacco restrictions in unincorporated areas of the county.

CBS San Francisco–10/19/2010

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