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Are Your Employment Discipline Policies Up in Smoke after Proposition 64?
  • Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

On November 8, Californians passed Proposition 64, legalizing the nonmedical (recreational) use of marijuana for adults 21 years or older in


Summary of Key New California Laws for 2017: What Employers Should Know
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2016

Governor Brown has this year signed several new laws impacting California employers, some of which have already gone into effect and others that will


California Passes Tighter, Statewide Restrictions on Smoking in the Workplace
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

California recently amended state law with regards to smoking in the workplace. The bill, which was signed by the governor on May 4, 2016, is


San Francisco distinction between drugstores and supermarkets goes up in smoke
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2010

Walgreen Co prevailed against the City and County of San Francisco in California court and can proceed with its challenge to San Francisco's ordinance banning the sale of tobacco products at certain retail establishments that contain a pharmacy.


The California Supreme Court addresses standing and causation requirements under the state's unfair competition law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2009

On May 18, 2009, the California Supreme Court clarified and liberalized the standards to apply where a plaintiff seeks to bring representative claims under the state’s Unfair Competition Law.


California courts allow outdoor secondhand smoke case to proceed toward trial
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2009

In Birke v. Oakwood Worldwide, a Los Angles appellate court became the first court in the nation to recognize a claim that secondhand smoke in outdoor common areas is both a public and private nuisance.


Secondhand smoke in common areas may constitute a public nuisance
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA
  • January 16 2009

In a recent California appellate court case, Birke v. Oakwood Worldwide, 09 C.D.O.S. 409 (2009), the court validated a public nuisance cause of action arising out of an apartment owner’s failure to limit secondhand smoke in outdoor common areas.


Cindy Mann
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP

Eric P. Gotting
  • Keller and Heckman LLP

Allison H. Semaya
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP