Ordinance forbids smoking in multi-unit buildings. The law includes measures to get smokers on board.
Daggers fly at an Asian man holding a cigarette. A Hispanic smoking father discovers that his child has asthma. An African American woman laments the absence of her deceased father, a smoker, at her wedding. With images like these, Tobacco Free California, which is funded by a cigarette tax, is trying to combat persistent smoking […]
by Hannah Dreier Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ A closely-watched effort to impose a new tax on tobacco to pay for cancer research in the nation’s most populous state has failed by six tenths of a percentage point. The Associated Press determined Friday that California’s Proposition 29, backed by cycling legend Lance Armstrong, had […]