Tag: smoking

SF City College to ban on-campus smoking

Designated outdoor smoking areas will soon become a thing of the past at City College of San Francisco, where the…

4 months ago

Newsom, Chiang implore CalPERS not to invest in tobacco industry

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and State Treasurer John Chiang both released statements Tuesday urging CalPERS—California Public Employees' Retirement System—to oppose investing in…

2 years ago

Teens who smoke more likely to use alcohol and other drugs

Ninety-six percent of young smokers in San Francisco have used at least two or more other substances, states a new study…

2 years ago

California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

SACRAMENTO — The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing…

2 years ago

Deadline looms for Gov. Jerry Brown to act on tobacco age

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown faces a midnight deadline to act on six bills to restrict tobacco use in California,…

2 years ago

Outdated paternalism alienates Generation Y

The California Legislature this month finally passed Senate Bill 2X-7, which would raise the legal smoking age in the state…

2 years ago

California lawmakers approve raising smoking age to 21

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers voted Thursday to make the nation's most populous state the second to raise the smoking…

2 years ago

San Francisco raises tobacco purchase age to 21; voters to decide affordable housing requirements

San Francisco became the first major California city Tuesday to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products, including e-cigarettes,…

2 years ago