Gov. Brown Raises Legal Age To Buy Tobacco To 21The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.
Smoking, Drones Banned From East Bay Regional ParksEast Bay Regional Park District directors have voted to ban smoking and drones and to increase the number of single-track bike rails in parks.
Smoking Could Make Finding A Job More Difficult, Study ShowsIf you’re a smoker, your habit may be burning your job prospects.
Cigarettes To Cost $7 Per Pack In Sonoma County Starting In 2018New regulations meant to make cigarettes more expensive and difficult for minors to obtain have been approved in Sonoma County.
Most Californians Support Raising Smoking Age To 21, KPIX 5 Poll FindsAfter California lawmakers approved a proposal to raise the state’s smoking age from 18 to 21, a new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll find most Californians in support.
21: California Lawmakers Vote To Raise Smoking AgeCalifornia lawmakers voted Thursday to make the nation's most populous state the second to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 as part of a sweeping package of measures they are considering to crack down on tobacco.
$2 Per Pack Tobacco Tax Proposed For California SmokersWith fewer people smoking these days, the amount of tax revenue that California gets from tobacco sales is going up in smoke - but that could soon change.
San Francisco Raises Age To Buy Tobacco To 21The Board Of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved a measure raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products within San Francisco's city limits to 21 years old.
UCSF Study Finds E-Cigarettes Not Helping Smokers QuitWhile electronic cigarettes have been marketed as a way to quit smoking cigarettes, a new study from UCSF finds vaping may have the opposite effect.
Legislation Introduced To Push Age For Tobacco Purchases From 18 To 21 In San FrancsicoSan Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener Tuesday introduced legislation that would raise the purchasing age for tobacco from 18 to 21.
Low Nicotine Cigarettes Could Help Smokers Quit, New Study SaysA new study might help the push for regulations to limit nicotine in cigarettes. Researchers found that smokers who switched to special low-nicotine ones wound up smoking less and were more likely to try to quit.
Bill Would Raise California Cigarette Tax By $2 Per PackA bill to raise California's cigarette tax by $2 per pack was introduced Wednesday in the state Senate, a hike that supporters say would curb smoking deaths and critics argue would place an unnecessary burden on consumers and small businesses.
Berkeley May Raise Age To Purchase Tobacco, E-Cigarettes To 21Berkeley City Councilman Jesse Arreguin proposed Tuesday to ban the sale of tobacco to youths under 21, saying there’s been an alarming increase of underage tobacco use, including a large jump in the use of electronic cigarettes.
San Jose State University Becomes Latest Tobacco-Free CampusStudents at San Jose State University will no longer be allowed to smoke or vape on campus this upcoming school year, as the school’s tobacco-free policy went into effect.
Google Street View Catches Smoking Husband Who Swore He QuitA man who promised his wife he quit smoking was caught by Google Street View having a cigarette in their driveway.