The bill’s sponsor, Republican state Sen. Stuart Reid, had urged support for the measure so Utah could “set the example and make a statement to the nation.”
The Sacramento City Council is floating another smoking ban, this one expanding current bar and restaurant restriction to patios.
A crackdown on smoking is underway in Manteca, where city leaders may soon ban smoking in all of its almost 60 parks.
Councilman Steve Hansen is working with the American Cancer Society on crafting an ordinance which would ban smoking in outdoor areas.
Etta Lopez, 31, allegedly admitted she sat in front of the county jail for hours, intent on assaulting an officer to get arrested and be put in jail, where she would be forced to stop smoking cigarettes.
It’s an artfully crafted argument. Joanie Pope-Ferry has a message for Mercy Hospital.
A Placer County town is considering a ban on smoking that some say goes way too far.
Apple’s iPhone is the world’s hottest smartphone — and one iPhone in Australia appears to be the hottest of the bunch as it spontaneously began smoking last week.
A popular smoking-cessation drug may raise the risk of heart trouble, the FDA says.
Health officials say there’s been a dramatic drop in the number of ear infections in young children.
The U.S. spends more on health care than any other nation yet has worse life expectancy than many — and a new report blames smoking and obesity.