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In this March 10, 2016 file photo, State Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-Azusa, urges lawmakers to approve his bill to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 at the Capitol in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

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

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown faces a midnight deadline to act on…

 

(Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Will cigarette recycling cans encourage smoking?

In February, the San Francisco school board voted to let city middle…

 

San Francisco's litter fee on cigarette sales will increase to 40 cents on Jan. 1, 2016, to offset the costs of cleanup crews in San Francisco. The City generated more than $2 million last year through the litter fees. (Connor Hunt/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco to double litter fee on cigarette sales

For the first time since imposing a litter fee on the purchases…

 

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.f. Examiner file photoIt could take up to 15 years to cut The City’s nearly 1

SF approves 50 percent reduction in tobacco-selling stores

Hundreds of businesses currently hold city permits to sell tobacco in San…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.f. Examiner file photoIt could take up to 15 years to cut The City’s nearly 1
Mike Koozmin/2012 S.f. Examiner file photoA proposal being discussed today by a Board of Supervisors committee would limit the number of permits to sell tobacco in each of the 11 supervisor districts to 45. Other restrictions

SF leaders to debate 50 percent reduction in tobacco-selling businesses

There are no limits on the number of businesses that can sell…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.f. Examiner file photoA proposal being discussed today by a Board of Supervisors committee would limit the number of permits to sell tobacco in each of the 11 supervisor districts to 45. Other restrictions
Pat Wellenbach/2010 AP file photoA man was knocked out by another man who wanted cigarettes in the Tenderloin on Tuesday.

Man knocked out over smokes in the Tenderloin

A man was knocked out over some smokes in the Tenderloin on…

Pat Wellenbach/2010 AP file photoA man was knocked out by another man who wanted cigarettes in the Tenderloin on Tuesday.