In addition, gaming facilities not under the jurisdiction of the State (tribal casinos) are not required to comply, although many have chosen to do so voluntarily for the health of their employees and patrons. Proposition 99 increased the cigarette tax by 25 cents per pack and funded one of the most successful statewide tobacco control programs in the nation.
The California Department of Public Health's Tobacco Control Branch administers tobacco control programs in the State (smoking cessation, youth access regulations, etc.) through local lead agencies, usually municipal health departments.
Some communities have enacted even stricter smoking bans: the city of Solana Beach banned smoking on its public beaches this year, becoming the first city to do so in the country.
In addition, Pasadena has banned smoking at all public parks and golf courses.
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Many local jurisdications, both county and state, have closed the exemptions through the enactment of local ordinances.
Nearly a decade earlier (1986), California banned smoking at all public school facilities, and prohibited smoking at licensed day care centers (1993).