20 Sep 2019

Vape ban smokes out local businesses

San Francisco’s ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes forced one of its last vaping shops to close Sept. 9 after six years in the business. “They regulated me out

15 May 2018

Vaping in the City

Vaping has become an epidemic among high school students according to Tobacco Free CA but is it may also an epidemic among college students. Last year, SF tried to ban

15 Mar 2018

“No Smoking on Campus”

Although a new “No Smoking on Campus” policy has been put in place for all Cal State Universities, students at SF State continue to smoke without the fear of getting

29 Mar 2016

SF State introduces cigarette litter recycling

SF State is the first place in San Francisco to collect and recycle cigarette butts at one dollar per pound. Beginning March 16, Sustainable SF State has partnered with the

03 Mar 2016

San Francisco raises age to buy tobacco to 21

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a measure raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products within San Francisco from 18 to 21 years old. The ordinance is scheduled to

06 May 2014

FDA proposal could limit the sale of e-cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration released a new proposal April 24 to regulate e-cigarettes, which could be a significant step toward helping college students breathe more easily. The proposal would

18 Apr 2013

New SF proposal would limit tobacco licenses in city

Cigarettes might be more difficult to buy in some neighborhoods if a youth influence organization gets their way. Youth Leadership Institute, an organization in the field of youth development which