State health officials issued a health alert Aug. 27 for lung injuries associated with vaping, with many of the issues involving use of vaping...
City Council is considering stepping up local enforcement of state law that prohibits the sale of tobacco to minors, but charging businesses an annual fee to fund sting operations to ensure compliance isn't the way to do it, Mayor Don Gage asserted.
Gilroy might feel like torching its tobacco report card after receiving the lowest grade in the county for the second consecutive year.
California voters and the Gilroy City Council could deliver a one-two punch to smokers this week.
During Monday night’s regular meeting at 6 p.m. City Council plans to vote on a proposed ordinance that will prohibit smoking in public parks except for in designated smoking areas.
In a bizarre sequence of procedures, the city council banned smoking outdoors in public places Wednesday. Kind of.
Lacking a majority for the highly anticipated vote Wednesday, the council decided to table a decision on an outdoor secondhand smoke ordinance until next week.
Talk of a tobacco retailer's license that would levy an annual $150 to $400 fee on approximately 57 liquor, convenience and grocery stores in Gilroy has been snuffed out.
As the city continues to pursue a ban on outdoor smoking in public places, the vast majority of respondents to an online survey say they support such a policy.
Making the case for a new tobacco license fee and smoke-free parks law in Gilroy
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