Browsing Tag

El Cerrito

El Cerrito, CA Creates New Licenes and Restrictions on Tobacco

According to a report in the Daily Democrat, a licensing program for stores selling tobacco products was passed by the City Council in El Cerrito, California on Tuesday in addition to a ban on flavored tobacco. The new rules limit tobacco retailers from 1,000 feet of existing tobacco retailers and 500 feet from schools, recreation centers, parks and libraries. It also prohibits the sale of single cigars under $5.00. The new rules also prohibit self-serve […]

Continue Reading

Law: El Cerrito On Track For Toughest Smoking Laws in California

El Cerrito sits in the San Francisco Bay area of California and home to over 23,000 residents. They are about to become known as having one of the toughest tobacco laws in the country that would ban smoking from public, residential and commercial areas. On Tuesday, the city held the first reading of the Smoking Pollution Protection Ordinance at a meeting of the City Council. The law if passed in October will have one of […]

Continue Reading