Monthly Archives: January 2010

Progress in SLO County

I visited my hometown of Arroyo Grande over the holidays and it is great to see the progress made by cities in San Luis Obispo County on local secondhand smoke ordinances in the several years since I have lived there. 

While taking my daughter to a park in Arroyo Grande I noticed the city had put up signage stating that there is no smoking allowed in the parks.  Read More »

Five Questions for the 2010 Legislative Session

The 2010 legislative session of the California Legislature began today.  See the Center’s Legislative Update for more information and an outline of the schedule.

It is still too early to tell what kind of tobacco-related bills will be introduced this session as legislators have until February 19 to introduce new bills.  But, it is not too early to speculate on what the 2010 session holds for tobacco control.  Here are my top five questions for the 2010 legislative session: Read More »