Another short notice one. Windsor California is having a flavor ban hearing tomorrow, February the 21st at 6 PM at the Civic Center Council Chambers, 9291 Old Redwood Hwy, Building 400, Windsor, CA 95492.
This is a short notice immediate call to action for the city of San Pablo, CA which tomorrow night, February the 20th, 2018 at 6PM will be hearing an item on the agenda that seeks to restrict and prohibit the sales of flavored tobacco products (including vapor products).
The Richmond City Council will be conducting a study session to discuss policy options regarding amendments to the existing Tobacco Retail License (TRL) scheme. These amendments include a flavor ban component. According to the agenda item (K-2) we may have a reasonable shot at educating officials.
On Tuesday the 23rd of January 2018 at 9:00AM the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is looking to introduce an ordinance to prohibit the sale or offer for sale of flavored tobacco products and prohibit pharmacies from selling or offering for sale any tobacco products, and amending Section 4.96.30 of Chapter 4.96 to clarify the definition of “tobacco products”, and waive the reading of the ordinance in its entirety.
On Monday January 22, 2018, at 4:00 PM, the City of Beverly Hills Health and Safety Commission will meet and discuss the sale of flavored tobacco products in Beverly Hills. The public is welcome to attend this meeting and provide comment on the topic.
Another day, another flavor ban. Berkeley, CA is introducing a flavor ban similar to San Francisco, Oakland, San Leandro, and Contra Costa County. The first hearing on this matter will be on October 3rd at 4PM at the Berkeley City Hall in the Council Chambers, located at 2134 Martin Luther King JR. Way.
Heads up everyone, Contra Costa County Health Services is having a meeting to discuss prohibitions on the sale of flavor tobacco products, which of course includes all forms of vapor products. They are looking for input on the matter. Below is the letter that they have sent out to retailers in the affected areas, which spans all of unincorporated Contra Costa County.