Notebook: Sep. 2, 1996

TOBACCO: SMOKED OUT

The focus has shifted to teen smoking. But there are other fronts. Think smoking outdoors is still legal? Municipalities are now outlawing lighting up even in outside public spaces.

Davis, California Banned within 20 ft. of any building open to the public (people may smoke if they are walking past the building, however); punishable by fines of $50 for the first violation and up to $200 for a second

Palo Alto, California Banned within 20 ft. of any building open to the public between the hours 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.; punishable by fines up to $1,000

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