California Statewide Smoke-Free Air Laws Brochure (2017)
This brochure is intended for public consumption, a brief guide to the many laws governing smoke-free worklplaces and spaces. It includes the most recent laws passed as of December 31, 2016, that impact smoke-free areas throughout California.
Smoke Can Travel Through Walls (2012)
Many multi-unit housing residents are still exposed to drifting secondhand smoke. This page on the California Tobacco Control Program's TobaccoFreeCA website discusses how this is a problem for landlords and tenants, and how it can be solved with a smoke-free housing policy.
Multi-Unit Housing Secondhand Smoke (Video, 2014)
This video on the California Tobacco Control Program's TobaccoFreeCA website shows smoke from a neighboring apartment can enter through the ventilation system, through cracks in the walls, and even through floorboards and light fixtures.
If These Walls Could Cough (2016)
Thirdhand smoke is the residue from tobacco smoke that collects on surfaces and becomes a source for long-term exposure to harmful pollutants. This page on the California Tobacco Control Program's TobaccoFreeCA website provides information on the importance of protecting yourself and your family from thirdhand smoke by keeping the places that we live, work, and play completely tobacco-free.