The unincorporated areas of Sonoma County will soon be included in a growing list of places where “vaping” of electronic cigarettes is banned in some public areas and establishments.
Electronic cigarettes, which have been touted as way to help regular cigarette smokers kick the habit, may be driving young people toward traditional smoking and nicotine addiction, according to new study by the University of California, San Francisco.
The mayor of Daly City said Friday his community needs to take a stand against the growing number of vape stores fleeing south as neighboring San Francisco considers an e-cigarette ban.
The University of California has added electronic cigarettes to the campus-wide smoking ban that goes into effect next year.
A section of Oakridge Mall in San Jose was evacuated Friday afternoon because of a report of a hazardous vapor from cleaning materials in a bathroom, a fire department spokesman said.