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  • A bottle of soda and sugar cubes
  • We all know too much sugar can rot your teeth and expand your waistline. But is it "the most dangerous drug" of our time?
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  • Campbell apartment fire
  • A discarded cigarette is being blamed for a fire that burned people out of a Campbell apartment complex.
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  • The Walnut Creek City Council is set to consider stricter laws to limit second hand smoke.
  • The Walnut Creek City Council is expected to consider stricter laws to limit secondhand smoke next week.
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  • An archaeologist has traced the earliest use of tobacco among the native peoples of California and the Pacific Coast.
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  • Native peoples of California.
  • An archaeologist has traced the earliest use of tobacco among the native peoples of California and the Pacific Coast.
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smoking, uc davis, study, health, carolyn johnson
  • Cigarettes behind a counter.
  • San Francisco could become the first city in the nation to limit the number of retailers selling tobacco.
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smoking, laws, cigarettes, san francisco news, carolyn tyler
  • Close up of cigartette packs for sale.
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  • The petition, on a site called Change.org, is making some waves around normally placid Lake Merritt.
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  • Image of a cigarette
  • A new front is opening up in the battle between smokers and those who don't want to breathe their smoke.
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smoking, oakland, lake merritt, east bay news, wayne freedman
  • Hand holding cigarette
  • A new Department of Public Health report shows 18 to 24-year-olds are now smoking more than any other age group in California.
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  • Hand holding cigarette
  • A new Department of Public Health report shows 18 to 24-year-olds are now smoking more than any other age group in California.
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sacramento, smoking, cigarettes, cancer, california news, nannette miranda
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  • Text and video messages designed to help quit smoking nearly doubled the success rate for attempted quitters.
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smoking, cigarettes, medical research, study, health
  • Contra Costa Health Services is gearing up to convince smokers to stub out their cigarettes for good next week.
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  • Woman smoking
  • San Rafael leaders will consider what could be Marin County's most strict anti-smoking ordinance.
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smoking, san rafael, north bay news
  • A pro-Prop 29 t-shirt
  • The initiative would tack on a $1 tax per pack of cigarettes for cancer research.
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  • Voters are deciding whether to approve a tobacco tax that has been the target of a multimillion-dollar opposition campaign.
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  • tobacco retailers
  • The city of Dublin is considering licensing requirements and creating stricter laws against tobacco retailers.
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dublin, smoking, east bay news, alan wang
  • tobacco retailers
  • The city of Dublin is considering licensing requirements and creating stricter laws against tobacco retailers.
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  • Marlboro
  • Childhood programs at risk, all because Californians are kicking the habit of smoking.
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children, smoking, politics, nannette miranda
  • Marlboro
  • Childhood programs at risk, all because Californians are kicking the habit of smoking.
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