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.
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.
CVS Plans To Stop Tobacco Products Sales CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.
Councilman Wants LA To Raise Legal Age For Buying CigarettesA Los Angeles councilman wants the city to change the legal age for buying cigarettes from 18 to 21.
Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette PeddlerIt turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.
Electronic Cigarettes Banned Inside RivCo BuildingsInland Empire smokers trying to kick the habit with so-called electronic cigarettes will have to do so outdoors, thanks to an approved ban by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors.
LA County To Recount Prop. 29 Ballots After Single Voter RequestIt's been said that all that is needed to light a fire — or a cigarette — is a single match.
Voters Reject Dollar Tax On Cigarettes To Fund Cancer ResearchA ballot measure that would have added a dollar tax to every pack of cigarettes to fund cancer research appears to be headed for defeat.
University Of California Bans Smoking, Tobacco On All CampusesThe University of California has banned smoking and the use of chewing tobacco on all ten of its campuses.
9 Arrested In Illegal Gun Trafficking RingA yearlong Federal Undercover operation ended Wednesday morning with multiple arrests and the shutdown of a major illegal gun trafficking operation in Southern California.
California Supreme Court Lifts Deadlines For Tobacco SuitsThe California Supreme Court has lifted legal deadlines for smokers who later develop diseases like lung cancer.
City Councilman Calls Hollywood Temple Fire A Hate CrimeCity Councilman Tom LaBonge is calling the burglary and small fire that happened at a synagogue in Hollywood a hate crime.