Tag Archives: California

Smoking Ban Ordinance Passed in Oceanside

Smoking on Patio

Oceanside City Council in the state of California approved new ordinance which bans smoking in outdoor eating areas of bars and restaurants. The smoke-free ordinance passed with 3-2 vote last week, on March 18. On public hearings held before the

Step Forward Towards a Smoke-Free Oceanside

Smoking Woman in Bar

Last week, on February 18, the city of Oceanside in California provided its city attorney with the instructions to draft a smoking ban on outdoor dining areas. With the move the city would join a number of other cities in

Victorville, CA, May Expand Smoking Ban

Smoking Man

Victorville, California, wants to make its parks and parking lots totally free of smoke because city local officials plan to promote healthy lifestyle in the city. This week the City Council will consider prohibiting use of tobacco and e-cigarettes at

Oceanside to Review Smoking Ban


Oceanside, a city in California, in December plans to review its decision to not prohibit smoking in restaurant patios. City Council of Oceanside considered a smoke-free ordinance last year in June but the initiative did not receive a necessary support

USD to Ban Smoking in 2015


Starting from autumn 2015 smokers will no loner be allowed to light up on campus of  University of San Diego (USD) as new smoke-free policy comes into action from August in the next year. The existing smoke-free policy corresponds to

Santa Clara County Bans Flavored Tobacco


Santa Clara County, California, wants to introduce Tobacco Retailer Ordinance  which prohibits sale of flavored tobacco products to teens and kids. These products do attract young people to start smoking. Thus Santa Clara will be first county in western United

Manteca City to Allow Hookah Lounges


Manteca city in California led the drive in the state in 70s to ban the sale of cigarettes from vending machines available to kids wants to make hookah lounges legal. This week the Manteca Planning Commission will make its decision

Long Beach Bans City Park Smoking

Long Beach City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban smoking in city parks, joining 140 other California communities that have banned lighting up in public outdoor spaces. The ordinance covers all parks in Long Beach, including sports fields and