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UT San Diego:  By Paul Sisson 6:40 p.m. Feb. 12, 2015 Updated 9:42 a.m. Feb. 13, 2015 Add breast cancer, prostate cancer, kidney failure, liver damage and all manner of infections to the long list of health risks that come with each pack of cigarettes. A study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine...


Carlsbad residents may soon see fewer people using  e-cigarettes in public places. City councilmembers are expected to consider a proposal  Tuesday that would ban e-cigarette use wherever smoking is prohibited. Read...


San Diego Union Tribune- December 14, 2012 Smoking increased among young adults By Paul Sisson Young adults age 18 to 24 were the only age group that increased their smoking rate from 2010 to 2011, according to a statewide report released Thursday by the California Department of Public Health. The report shows that, while only...


North County Times, September 25, 2012 Following the lead of Solana Beach and Del Mar, Carlsbad will ban smoking on outdoor patio areas of its restaurants, the City Council unanimously decided Tuesday. Read more...


Tuesday, January 17, 2012 By Kenny Goldberg KPBS,  SAN DIEGO — California is not what you’d call a tobacco-friendly state. Smoking is banned in most public places, and state officials have classified secondhand smoke as a carcinogen…However, people who live in multifamily housing are left largely unprotected against exposure to secondhand smoke. Read full...