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California Senate Approves Beach & Parks Smoking Ban

The California State Senate approved S.B. 8 on its third reading on Thursday, voting 28-10 on a bill that would prohibit smoking within the state’s parks and beaches. It’s the latest in a number of pushes in recent years to snuff out smoking and the use of e-cigarettes in the two areas, with this year’s […]
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California Senators Introduce Bill Seeking Parks and Beaches Smoking Ban

A pair of California legislators will try once again to get a parks and beaches smoking ban passed into law, and are hopeful that with...
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California Beach & Parks Smoking Ban Vetoed

“Third time is not always a charm,” Gov. Jerry Brown wrote in his veto letter regarding a trio of bills that would have banned smoking...
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California Legislators Send Beach & Parks Smoking Ban to Governor

California state legislators passed a pair of bills this week  that will once again seek to bring an end to smoking in the state’s parks...
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California’s Governor Vetoes Parks and Beaches Smoking Ban

If people can’t smoke even on a deserted beach, where can they? That was the question that Gov. Jerry Brown posed to the California State...
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California Beach & Park Smoking Ban Heads to Governor’s Desk

A pair of bills seeking to ban smoking at California’s parks and beaches are heading to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. A.B. 725 passed its third...
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Californians Can Still Smoke in State Parks and Beaches

Smokers in California can still light up in state parks and beaches thanks to a veto issued by Gov. Jerry Brown this week. SB 1333...
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California Legislature Approves Smoking Ban for State Parks and Beaches

California’s state parks and beaches could soon become places unwelcoming to smokers, as the California legislature has passed SB 1333, sending it to Gov. Jerry...
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California’s Tobacco Purchase Age Increase Becomes Law

A set of anti-tobacco bills, including one that raises the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old, will soon be law as Gov....
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California’s Anti-Tobacco Bills Should Head to Gov. Brown Friday

It’s been about six weeks since a package of anti-tobacco bills was passed by the California legislature, including an increase in the minimum age to purchase...
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California Tobacco Regulation Fight Threatened Before Bills Land on Governor’s Desk

Last week, the California Senate approved five different anti-tobacco measures as part of a special session on health. The measures included raising the minimum age to...
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