Sen. Mark Leno
SB140 by Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, would classify the devices that heat liquid nicotine into vapor as tobacco products similar to cigarettes. That would prohibit Californians from using the devices in restaurants, buses, hospitals and other places they cannot smoke.
Two California officials have announced plans to introduce legislation requiring smartphones to have a “kill switch” that would render stolen or lost devices inoperable.
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation Saturday that would have given county prosecutors the option of charging lower-level, nonviolent drug offenses as misdemeanors instead of felonies.
SACRAMENTO (AP) – California would take steps to regulate the sale of medical marijuana under a bill approved Monday by the state Senate, restricting cannabis dispensaries that federal prosecutors say have grown out of control. […]
The state Senate has approved a bill that would allow county prosecutors to charge lower-level, non-violent drug offenses as misdemeanors instead of felonies.
California children could have more than two legal parents if a bill speeding through the Legislature becomes law.