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San Francisco to End the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products – Final Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Steph McCorkle American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network 916 802-4033 Steph.McCorkle@cancer.org San Francisco, CA – Leading health organizations and community groups applauded the San Francisco Board of Supervisors today for its public health leadership. The Board gave unanimous final approval to an ordinance that will end the sale of flavored tobacco products […]

San Francisco Moves to End Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products – Ordinance Passes Committee

CONTACT: Steph McCorkle American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network 916 802-4033 Steph.McCorkle@cancer.org San Francisco, CA – June 14, 2017. A new and growing coalition of health organizations and community groups is commending the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors today for its public health leadership. The committee approved […]

Supervisor Malia Cohen Introduces Landmark Flavored Tobacco Restriction Ordinance

Contact Information: Brittni Chicuata, Legislative Aide Office of Supervisor Malia Cohen (650) 554-7671 Brittni.Chicuata@sfgov.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Francisco, CA -Supervisor Malia Cohen today introduced a landmark tobacco control ordinance that will restrict the sale of all flavored tobacco products in the City of San Francisco.  The evidence-based legislation prohibits retailers from selling any tobacco […]

Breathe California Golden Gate Announces Winners of the 6th Annual “Clear The Air Film Fest”

Contact Information: Tanya Stevenson (650) 994-5868 tanyas@ggbreathe.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Breathe California Golden Gate Announces Winners of the 6th Annual “Clear The Air Film Fest” 18 Incredible Films Screened this Weekend SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 5, 2017) – Breathe California Golden Gate announces the winners of the 6th Annual Clear The Air Film Fest.  Over […]

Breathe California Golden Gate Receives $50,000 Grant from The Peninsula Health Care District

Media Contact: Dr. Tanya Stevenson, CEO tanyas@ggbreathe.org 650-994-5868 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Breathe California Golden Gate Receives $50,000 Grant from The Peninsula Health Care District SAN FRANCISCO, CA- FEBRUARY 02, 2017:  Breathe California Golden Gate is pleased to announce that it has received a $50,000 grant from the Peninsula Health Care District’s (PHCD) Community Grants Program. […]

Irish Greg McQuaid Running 52 Marathons in 52 Weeks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Greg McQuaid gpmcquaid@gmail.com 415-254-7305 Irish Greg McQuaid Running 52 Marathons in 52 Weeks San Francisco radio personality is going the distance in 2017 to support lung health and clean air- begins January 2, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO, CA (December 22, 2016) — On January 1, 2007 Greg McQuaid gave up cigarettes […]

Criticism of Marijuana Initiatives Valid

Criticism of Marijuana Initiatives Valid SAN FRANCISCO, CA – February 11, 2016 – Last week, Rachel Barry and Dr. Stanton Glantz, two leading authorities in the field of tobacco control, released an analysis of the two primary initiatives seeking marijuana legalization. Their thoughtful analysis looked at the specifics of the proposals; what they would do and- […]

Breathe California Golden Gate’s CEO Linda Civitello Retires after Twenty-One Years of Service, Dr. Tanya Stevenson Named Successor

Breathe California Golden Gate’s CEO Linda Civitello Retires after Twenty-One Years of Service Dr. Tanya Stevenson Named Successor SAN FRANCISCO, CA – October 14, 2015 – Breathe California Golden Gate Public Health Partnership has named Tanya Stevenson, EdD, MPH, to succeed retiring President and CEO Linda Civitello, MA, CFRE.  Ms. Civitello retires after a remarkable […]

Daly City Regulates E-Cigarettes With New Ordinance

For Immediate Release May 28, 2014 Contact: Karen Licavoli – (415) 302-7642 karenl@ggbreathe.org Daly City Regulates E-Cigarettes With New Ordinance Daly City, California – On May 27, the City Council of Daly City passed an ordinance amending smoking regulations to identify electronic cigarettes under the definition for “tobacco product.” Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, […]