Assembly Votes To Raise Smoking Age To 21The California Assembly has voted to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21.
Bakersfield Man Suffers Serious Injuries After E-Cigarette ExplosionLast month, 23-year-old Vicente Garza of Bakersfield had an e-ciggarette blow up in his face.
City Commission Considers Prohibiting Smoking In Taxis At All TimesA city commission is considering a rule to prohibit cab drivers from smoking in their taxis at any time, even when passengers are not around.
LA To Double Compliance Checks In Anti-Teen Smoking Crackdown City officials rolled out a new initiative Monday aimed at preventing kids from smoking through education efforts geared at parents and retailers.
Azusa Lawmaker Moves To Raise Legal Age To Buy Cigarettes To 21An Azusa lawmaker is pushing to make California the first U.S. state to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products up to 21 years old.
Santa Monica Bans Public E-Cigarette UseThe City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday night banning their use in public places.
'Breathe Free' Campaign Underway To Prep Manhattan Beach For Smoking Ban Cigarette smokers will soon no longer be welcome in Manhattan Beach.
Study: Young People Downplay Health Risks Of Hookah Smoking Researchers say over half of young adults believe smoking tobacco out of water pipes is not harmful to their health, despite warnings from federal health officials to the contrary.
Book Gift Ideas For Dad This Father's DayThis Father's Day, surprise dad with a great book.
Bill Bans Smoking At All Times In Home Day Care Centers Smoking inside home day care centers would be banned under a bill targeting so-called "third-hand smoke" that lingers indoors.
LGBT Study Finds High Rates Of Teen Smoking, Partner Violence A first-of-its-kind health report is providing new insight into the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Riverside County.
Smoker Using Home Oxygen System Suffers Burns To Face After Narrowly Escaping House FireThe fire was contained to the man's bedroom within about 15 minutes but authorities said the home suffered extensive smoke damage.