Fremont, CA Prohibits New Tobacco Stores

The city of Fremont, California saw the City Council vote unanimously to approve prohibition. The new ordinance will prohibit any new retail tobacco stores from opening.

The measure came despite the city staff recommending new tobacco stores under a strict zoning regulation, while the Planning Commission voted in November to recommend a complete band.

There measure goes into effect immediately making Fremont the first city in the United States to enact prohibition to be best of our knowledge.