New Push In Oakland To Ban Flavored Tobacco Products The City councilwoman from Oakland who spearheaded the city's soda tax it taking aim at flavored tobacco and vaping products she says are getting kids hooked on a bad habit.
EPA Declines To Ban Pesticide Found To Do Harm To Children's BrainsEPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said that by not banning chlorpyrifos he gave "regulatory certainty" to thousands of farms relying on the pesticide.
US, UK Bar Most Electronic Carry-Ons From Mideast, North Africa FlightsThe U.S. and British governments, citing unspecified threats, are barring passengers on some international flights from mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, tablets, electronic games and other devices on board in carry-on bags.
Playboy Magazine Reverses Position, Brings Back NudityNaked women are back in Playboy magazine, ending a year-old ban on the nudity that made the magazine famous...
Appeals Court Decision On Trump's Travel Ban Expected This Week"Has the government pointed to any evidence connecting these countries with terrorism?" Judge Michelle Friedland asked.
Move To Ban Recreational Marijuana Business In Unincorporated Marin County
Marin County Considers Slowing Down Legalization Of Recreational PotBefore recreational marijuana even has a chance in Marin County, it could become illegal.
Calaveras County Considers Banning Marijuana CultivationSome residents of Calaveras County say the pot boom has turned to bust and now there’s a new movement to ban marijuana growing there.
Gov. Brown Asks Obama For Permanent Ban On Offshore Drilling In CACalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown wants President Barack Obama to permanently ban new offshore oil and gas drilling in the state.
Offshore Drilling Rigs Could Become New Normal For Northern California Under TrumpA Bay Area Congressman is asking the White House for help banning offshore drilling in the Pacific Ocean.
San Francisco Is First To Ban City Contracts With Businesses In States With Anti-LGBT LawsSan Francisco is the first city in the U.S. to prohibit city contracts with companies in states that sanction LGBT discrimination.
Ban On Gun Sales To Medical Marijuana Card Holders UpheldA federal appeals court has upheld the government’s ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders.
Further Ban On Shark Fin Fishing Being ConsideredMore restrictions on shark fins could be coming down the pipeline.
Alameda County Leaders Ban FrackingAlameda County leaders voted in favor of banning fracking Tuesday evening, making it the first county in the Bay Area to do so, and the fifth county in California to ban fracking.
SF Supes Approve Ban On Sale Of Styrofoam ProductsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a comprehensive ban on the sale of polystyrene, or Styrofoam, in the city.