The below cities and counties have pending ordinances that negatively affect local businesses and consumers alike. 
Choose your community to help advocate against and prevent these measures from becoming law. 
Alameda County

Full Flavor Ban and other restrictions


Flavor Ban


Total Sales Ban on Tobacco Products (including Electronic Cigarettes)

Culver City

 flavored tobacco products ban (including menthol); ban on flavored e-cigarettes


Flavor ban (TBD)

East Palo Alto

Prohibits E-Cigarettes and Flavored Tobacco

Date/ Tuesday, January 21st 
Time/ 6:30 PM
Location/ EPA Government Center 2415 University Ave, First Floor East Palo Alto, CA

El Monte

 Flavor Ban

Date / Tuesday, January 14th

Time / 6:00 PM

Location / El Monte City Hall, City Council Chambers, 11333 Valley Boulevard, El Monte CA, 91731


flavored tobacco products ban and minimum pack and price restrictions for cigars, little cigars and cigarettes


Prohibits Flavored E-Cigarettes

Date/ Tuesday, January 21st 
Time/ 6:00 PM
Location / MUNICIPAL SERVICES BUILDING – 633 E. Broadway, Room 105 (MSB 105) Glendale, CA 91206

Hermosa Beach

License prohibition, ban on electronic smoking devices, tobacco-free

Date / Tuesday, January 14th  

Time / 7:00 P.M.
Location / Hermosa Beach City Hall. 1315 Valley Drive Hermosa Beach, CA 90254


 Flavor Products Ban

Date / Tuesday, January 14th 

Time / 4:00 PM

Location / City Council Chambers, One Civic Center Plaza, Irvine CA 92606

Los Angeles (city)

 Flavor ban 

Mammoth Lakes

Flavor Ban

Date / Wednesday, January 15th 
Time/ 6:00 PM
Location / Council Chambers, Suite Z, 437 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes CA

Manhattan Beach

Sales ban on all tobacco products

Menlo Park

Flavor products ban and Prohibits e-cigarettes/ vape


Full flavor ban


Flavor Ban (includes menthol, mint and wintergreen) Prohibits Coupons and Discounts and other regulations


Flavor Ban/ E- Cigarette Ban

Date / Monday, January 13th 

Time / 7:00 PM

Location / Council Chambers, 2212 Beach Blvd, Pacifica CA 94044

Pacific Grove

Flavor Ban (includes menthol, mint and wintergreen) 


No new license for retailers within 1,000 ft. of youth-populated areas; limit window space for tobacco advertising to 15%

Rancho Mirage

Prohibition on the Sale of Electronic Cigarettes to the Rancho Mirage Municipal Code to Prohibit the Sale and Distribution of Electronic Cigarettes.

Date / Thursday, January 16th 
Time/ 1:00 PM
Location / City Hall - Council Chamber 69-825 Highway 111 Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Redondo Beach 

Flavor Ban (excludes menthol)


Prohibits Flavored E-Cigarettes

Date/ Tuesday, January 21st 
Time/ 6:00 PM
Location /City Hall, 200 Lincoln Ave., Salinas, CA 93901

San Diego County
  • prohibit the sale and distribution of all flavored products for “smoking” as defined by State law;

  • establish a one-year moratorium on the sale and distribution of all electronic smoking devices; and

  • prohibit “smoking,” as defined by State law, in outdoor dining patio areas, to include a buffer zone outside of outdoor dining patio areas

San Diego County Board of Supervisors Meeting Details:

--date / Tuesday, January 14th  

--time / 10:00 AM

--location / Board of Supervisors North Chamber, Room 310; County Administration Building 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego CA 92101

San Luis Obispo County

E-Cigarette Sales Ban

Date / Tuesday, January 14th  

Time / 1:30 PM

Location / County Government Center, Board of Supervisor Chambers; 1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

San Ramon 

Flavor ban (including menthol cigarettes) within 500 feet of schools, playgrounds, parks, and libraries; min. pack for little cigars (10) / cigars (10), unless a cigar is priced at $5.00 or more; advertising restrictions within 1,600 ft. of school, parks, and playgrounds

South San Francisco

Flavor Ban


Bans the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, oils, cigarillos, cigarettes and loose tobacco;prohibits new tobacco retail licenses within 1,000 feet of any school

Ventura County

Prohibit the sale of Flavored Vape products and paraphernalia

West Sacramento

Flavor Ban (includes menthol, mint and wintergreen) 

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About the NLAA

The National Local Advocacy Alliance (NLAA) is a coalition of retailers, wholesalers, and concerned citizens across the United States founded to draw attention to the exponentially growing number of restrictive local ordinances on the sale of legal tobacco products that are harming local businesses.

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