New Law Bans Smoking at California State Beaches and ParksCalifornia will ban smoking on state parks and beaches starting next year under legislation signed by the governor. The law also bans disposing cigar and cigarette waste at parks and beaches.
Gov. Brown Vetoes Ban on Smoking at California Beaches, ParksGov. Jerry Brown vetoed two bills Friday that would have banned lighting up in a park or at the beach.
Sunnyvale Law Limiting Outdoor Smoking Goes Into Effect A law limiting the areas where people can smoke in Sunnyvale went into effect Saturday,
California Assembly Approves Bill To Ban Smoking In Home Day Care CentersThe Assembly approved a bill Monday that would ban smoking inside home day care centers even after the children have left, a regulation that targets lingering "third-hand smoke" and has been adopted by 12 other states.
E-Cigarettes Included In UC Smoking BanThe University of California has added electronic cigarettes to the campus-wide smoking ban that goes into effect next year.
Walnut Creek Set To Ban Smoking At Outdoor Public PlacesWalnut Creek city leaders have taken the first official step toward a ban on smoking in most of the city’s downtown and in and around apartment buildings.
Palo Alto Considers Tough Public Smoking BanThe Palo Alto City Council Monday night voted for a possible ban on smoking at all public parks and plazas.
Bill To Ban Smoking In California Condos, Apartments DefeatedA proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in an Assembly committee.
SF Considers Strict Outdoor Smoking Ban - Except For Medical PotSmoking anything other than medically-prescribed marijuana at San Francisco street fairs, festivals and other outdoor events held on city property would be banned under new legislation before the Board of Supervisors.
New Strict Smoking Ban Takes Effect In AlamedaStarting Monday, smokers in Alameda are going to find the places they can light up much more limited.
Strict Alameda Smoking Ban Takes Effect In 2012Fines for anyone caught violating the ordinance range from $100 to $500.
Santa Clara County Supervisors Pass Anti-Smoking MeasuresThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed three new ordinances that will tighten tobacco restrictions in unincorporated areas of the county.