Alameda County

Flavor Tobacco Ban Proposed in Oakland

Oakland, Calif. is expected to debate whether it should become the fourth major city to ban flavored tobacco. City Council members Annie Campbell Washington, D-4, and Larry...
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Weekly News (April 25, 2016)

Cigar News A.J. Fernandez Plans Bellas Artes for IPCPR 2016 Caldwell to Distribute La Barba Casa de Montecristo Store Heading to Dallas Crowned Heads Ships The...
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Smoking in Parks Banned in Alameda & Contra Costa Counties, Calif.

Smoking in the municipal parks of Alameda and Contra Costa counties was brought to an end on Tuesday, as the East Bay Regional Park District...
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Berkeley, Calif. OKs Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

The Berkeley City Council gave its unanimous approval to a proposal to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and electronic cigarettes from 18...
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Pleasanton, Calif. Requires All Downtown Events be Smoke Free

Continuing to build on its anti-tobacco legislation, the city of Pleasanton, Calif. passed an ordinance last week that requires all events held in the downtown...
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Fremont, Calif. Prohibits New Tobacco Stores from Opening

Taking its anti-tobacco settlement to a new level, the city of Fremont, Calif. has declared it will not allow any new retail tobacco stores to open...
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Berkeley, Calif. City Councilman Wants to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age

While electronic cigarettes may be to blame, the age to purchase tobacco products in Berkeley, Calif. could be changing, after Councilman Jesse Arreguín has said...
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Pleasanton, Calif. Gives Initial OK to Parks Smoking Ban

A proposed smoking ban for parks in Pleasanton, Calif. got an initial approval from the city council this week, with a final vote scheduled for...
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Livermore, Calif. To Vote on Downtown Smoking Ban

The Livermore City Council has scheduled a vote on a proposed smoking ban in the city’s downtown area for Monday night, and if passed, would...
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Livermore, Calif. Eyes Smoke-Free Downtown

As part of a push to add e-cigarettes to the city’s current smoking ordinances, Livermore, Calif. will look at creating a smoke-free downtown, parks and...
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