tobacco

New smoking age takes effect in California

LOS ANGELES — Andrew Rodriguez was 15 years old when he smoked…

 

California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

SACRAMENTO — The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the legal…

 

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

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

 

California lawmakers approve raising smoking age to 21

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers voted Thursday to make the nation's most…

Amid legal threats, SF debates raising tobacco purchase age to 21

San Francisco’s evolving crackdown on tobacco use enters another stage with a…

San Francisco to double litter fee on cigarette sales

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

Daly City takes next step to restrict tobacco

Daly City’s elected officials recently moved to amend the town’s already-strict smoking…

California bills to regulate e-cigs, raise smoking age stall

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a victory for Big Tobacco, two California bills…

Farrell: Let's strike tobacco from sports

Opening Day of the baseball season brings the sounds of line drives…

Study: Tobacco use toll drops in California, but smoking still more deadly than AIDS

Smoking is more fatal and its associated health care costs are likely…

Operation Fast and Furious cover-up continues

A bruised and battered veteran of the U.S. Civil Service explained how…

South City tobacco shops extinguished

South San Francisco officials have temporarily snuffed out the possibility of having…

Vacaville man airlifted to hospital after bomb explodes in his newspaper

A Vacaville man was airlifted to a hospital on Sunday after a…

SF lawmakers may ban sale of tobacco in grocery stores

Grocery stores with pharmacies could soon be prohibited from selling tobacco products.…

Tobacco restrictions may be endangered

District 1 Supervisor Eric Mar and public health advocates will discuss a…

Tobacco regulation law unfolding in Philip Morris’ favor

As President Barack Obama and a credulous media continue to portray the…

Philip Morris ends lawsuit against S.F.

Tobacco giant Philip Morris has dropped its federal lawsuit against The City…

Walgreens fights city over tobacco sale ban

Walgreens heads to San Francisco Superior Court Tuesday in an effort to…

Newsom signs bill banning tobacco sales in pharmacies

Mayor Gavin Newsom signed a bill that bans the sale of tobacco…