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Manhattan Beach, CA Looking to Add More Smoking Laws

The least friendly place to smoke in the country is quickly becoming Manhattan Beach, California. Over the past year the city has passed an expanded smoking ban as well as prohibited smoking in multi-unit residences. This week the five members of the City Council voted unanimously to move forward with yet another piece of legislation by requiring retailers to have a permit to sell tobacco in addition to the one required by the state. The ordinance […]

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Law | Virginia Tobacco License Bill Advances

Despite opposition from the Virginia Retail Merchants Association and the Virginia Retail Federation, Senate Bill 1230 has advanced. The bill which will require tobacco retailers to obtain a license from the Virginia Department of Alcohol Beverage Control has passed the first step with approval from the Senate Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services. The bill is now headed before the Senate Finance Committee and if passed it will require a background check on applicants, managers […]

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