San Francisco To Ban Tobacco Smoking In Apartments – But Not Cannabis
Measure targets tobacco and e-cigarette smoking in effort to reduce secondhand smoke.
San Francisco will ban tobacco smoking inside apartments in an effort to curb the negative health impacts of secondhand smoke. Cannabis smoking, however, will still be permitted.
San Francisco’s board of supervisors passed the ban on tobacco and e-cigarette smoking in apartments 10-1 on Wednesday. The amendment exempting cannabis passed 8-3, with the board president, Norman Yee, the overall ordinance’s author, among the dissenting votes. “While there are great benefits to cannabis, there are still health risks in exposure to secondhand cannabis smoke,” he said.
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