California is now behind some other states and the Trump administration when it comes to cracking down on flavored tobacco and e-cigarettes— and it also hasn’t barred flavored vape products containing cannabis.
Affordable housing plan gets chilly reception. Big cities tackle homelessness in different ways. Push to ban e-cigarettes resurfaces.
California is banning smoking — cigarettes and anything else — on state parks and beaches in 2020. After Jan.1 — as soon as the state puts up new signs warning about the ban — taking a puff while enjoying the great outdoors could cost you. State legislators have tried for years to make smoking illegal on […]
Dr. John Maa, San Francisco surgeon: An entire generation of youth has been exposed to the dangers of a lifetime of nicotine addiction by Juul’s actions. As California is home to Juul, we have a special obligation to take the lead in ending this epidemic.
Fed proposal aims to increase water deliveries to Central Valley. State debuts anti-vaping ads. Lawsuit targets U.S. Postal Service over knock-off cigarettes.
Freshman Democrats back impeachment. Advocate proposes privacy bill of rights. Californians urged to ‘refrain’ from vaping.
Women’s rights attorney comes under scrutiny in book on #MeToo movement. New alliance forms in battle over PG&E. Unions celebrate legislative wins.
Assemblyman Adam Gray, Democrat from Merced: Given how little we know about vapes and their link to the lung illnesses being reported across the country, it may be time to impose a moratorium on the technology as a whole, regardless of what drug it is being used to deliver. If we are unwilling to put a moratorium in place, then we must radically alter our current approach to regulating vaping technology.
California losing more school days to disasters. Newsom takes on Trump over homelessness, takes steps to crack down on e-cigarettes.
With new executive order Newsom wants to crack down on black market vaping products, fund more public awareness campaigns and raise taxes on e-cigs.