Articles Tagged With ‘e-cigarettes’




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Are SLO County youth overwhelmed with unhealthy choices?

San Luis Obispo County health officials are citing a statewide survey on marketing and the availability of tobacco, alcohol, condoms and certain foods as evidence county residents, and particularly youth, are overwhelmed with unhealthy choices at local stores they visit.... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles council adopts smoking ban

The Paso Robles City Council adopted an ordinance this week banning smoking in public places. Paso Robles’ ordinance bans smoking in all public buildings, parks and enclosed areas that are open to the general public. The ordinance also prohibits smoking... (Continue reading)

California Senate votes to ban smoking at the beach

California state senators voted Tuesday to ban smoking at beaches and parks. The bill would also prohibit disposing of tobacco waste at state parks and state beaches. [LA Times] Supporters of SB 1333 say the bill is necessary, not only... (Continue reading)

California raises smoking age to 21

The legal smoking age in California is increasing from 18 to 21 following Gov. Jerry Brown’s decision to sign a package of bills into law on Wednesday. The same goes for the legal vaping age, as e-cigarettes will now be... (Continue reading)

E-cigarette explodes in Paso Robles teen’s mouth

A Paso Robles teen is in the hospital after an e-cigarette exploded in his face, burned a hole in the his tongue and caused him to lose several teeth. On April 18, Daniel McClelland, 17, was vaping an e-cigarette while... (Continue reading)

Marijuana and assisted suicide bills go to California governor

A series of medical marijuana regulations passed both houses of the California Legislature just prior to a midnight deadline, and a bill that would legalize assisted suicide also moved on to the governor’s desk Friday. Friday marked the final day... (Continue reading)

What bills are under consideration in California?

California lawmakers have just four days left in this year’s regular session, and more than 300 bills are awaiting action. [LA Times] Bills under consideration include proposals to fight climate change, legalize assisted suicide and increase tobacco and medical marijuana... (Continue reading)

SLO council backs e-cigarette ban

The San Luis Obispo City Council has unanimously endorsed a proposal to ban the use of e-cigarettes in most public places. [Tribune] On a 5-0 vote, the council passed the first reading of an ordinance that calls for extending the... (Continue reading)

SLO may tack e-cigarettes onto smoking ban

San Luis Obispo staffers are asking the city council to place a ban on the use of electronic cigarettes. At its meeting Tuesday, the council will consider a proposed ordinance that would extend the city’s existing smoking ban to the... (Continue reading)

Should Californians stop vaping?

California health officials have announced plans to wage an ideological war on the use of e-cigarettes. [Sacramento Bee] The California Department of Public Health released a report Wednesday stating that electronic cigarettes, also known as vaporizers and vape pens, contain... (Continue reading)



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