Violators will face a $250 fine.
Members vote down a proposed amendment as insufficient; ad hoc committee will go back to the drawing board.
At town hall, parent says youth aren’t just buying it in local stores; they’re also buying it online.
City Council aims to update existing ordinance at future meeting.
Prevention task force highlights safe drug disposal, dangers of vaping.
In an effort to combat the tobacco industry’s latest marketing strategies aimed at getting youth hooked on nicotine, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently launched a new “Flavors Hook Kids” campaign.
Council members pass a motion to introduce an ordinance requiring licensing of tobacco retailers and add penalties for sale to minors
Hollister City Council votes 4-1 to cease the issuance or re-issuance of tobacco retail licenses, which eventually will snuff out tobacco products in Hollister pharmacies
Out of seven pharmacies in San Benito County, three do not sell tobacco and one is reviewing the issue at the corporate level
Council will consider enacting ban at request of health officials
The Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community campaign is a statewide collaboration between tobacco use prevention, nutrition and alcohol prevention partners.