Smoking ban

University of California Irvine

UC Irvine reversing course on e-cigarette use

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Just weeks after instituting new smoking rules that allowed electronic cigarettes at the University of California, Irvine, campus officials have reversed themselves and banned the nicotine-vapor devices. University spokeswoman Cathy Lawhon […]

01/14/2014

NYC Council considers electronic cigarette ban

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers who say electronic cigarettes helped them quit smoking have asked city lawmakers not to ban the nicotine inhalers from restaurants, workplaces and other indoor spaces. The City Council held […]

12/04/2013

Starbucks

Starbucks to ban smoking within 25 feet of cafes

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks customers will soon have to stamp out their cigarettes before approaching the cafes. The Seattle-based chain says it will start banning smoking within 25 feet of its stores, beginning Saturday, […]

05/31/2013

Santa Monica passes strict no-smoking law

  SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Smokers will find it tough to light up in Santa Monica residential areas. The City Council voted Tuesday night to make it illegal for new apartment and condominium dwellers to […]

10/03/2012

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