CALIFORNIA ORDINANCES

SELECT YOUR CITY OR COUNTY

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

Prohibits Electronic Smoking Devices

--date / Tuesday, February 25th 
--time/ 9:30 AM
--location / County Administration Building, Supervisors Chambers, 1221 Oak Street, Oakland, CA, Fifth Floor, Room 512

Alpine County

Flavor Ban

--date / Tuesday, March 3rd 
--time/ 9:00 AM (Public Hearing timed at 10:00 AM) 
--location / Board Chambers, County Administration Building 99 Water Street, Markleeville, CA

Calabasas

Temporary moratorium on the sale and distribution of electronic cigarettes within the City of Calabasas.

--date / Wednesday, March 11th
--time/ 7:00 PM (Consideration timed at 8:30PM)
--location / CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS; 100 CIVIC CENTER WAY, CALABASAS

Chula Vista

Prohibits Flavored Tobacco Products

--date / Tuesday, February 25th
--time/ 5:00 PM
--location / Council Chambers 276 4th Avenue, Building A, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Culver City

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

Cupertino

Draft Ordinance Includes: 

  • new policies to regulate the sale of tobacco

  • prohibiting the sale or distribution of electronic cigarette products

  • extending the look-back period for permit suspensions from 24 months to 60 months

  • requiring a minimum age for individuals selling tobacco products

  • amending the administrative appeal process for permit violations

 

Cupertino City Council Meeting Details:

--date / Tuesday, February 18th 
--time/ 6:45 PM
--location / City Council Chamber; 10350 Torre Avenue, Cupertino CA 95014

Danville

Prohibits E-cigarettes/ Vape products and Flavored Tobacco Products

--date / Tuesday, February 4th
--time/ 7:30 PM
--location / Town Meeting Hall, 201 Front Street, Danville

Davis

On Tuesday, March 24th the Davis City Council will hold a public hearing to consider an ordinance that would ban the sale of all flavored tobacco products.  The proposed ordinance restriction includes menthol, mint and wintergreen products.                                                                         
Time:  6:00 PM (Item scheduled for 8:00PM)
Location: Several virtual options available listed on the attached agenda

Zoom:

https://zoom.us/j/695588537

Meeting ID: 695 588 537

Dublin

Prohibits E-cigarettes/ Vape products and Flavored Tobacco Products

--date / Tuesday, February 4th
--time/ 7:00 PM
--location / Council Chamber, 100 Civic Plaza, Dublin

East Palo Alto

Prohibits E-Cigarettes and Flavored Tobacco

East Palo Alto City Council Meeting Details:

--date / Tuesday, April 7th    
--time/ 6:30 PM
--location / http://eastpaloalto.iqm2.com/Citizens/Detail_Meeting.aspx?ID=1070

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

Fremont​

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

Glendale

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

--date / Tuesday, February 11th   

--time / 7:00 P.M.
--location / Hermosa Beach City Hall. 1315 Valley Drive Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Inyo County

The ordinance includes:

1) a flavored e- cigarette or “vape” ban;
2) a requirement that all little cigars be sold in packs of 20 and cigars be sold in packs of 5 (except cigars that cost more than $5 each);
3) a requirement for minimum pricing of $8 per pack for cigarettes and little cigars and $5 per cigar.

Inyo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Details:

--date / Tuesday, March 10th
--time/ 10:00 AM (Consideration timed at 11:00 AM) 
--location / Board of Supervisors Room, County Administrative Center, 224 North Edwards, Independence, California

Irvine

 Flavor Products Ban

Date / Tuesday, January 14th 

Time / 4:00 PM

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

Livermore

 Exemption from Flavor Ban for Premium Tobacco

--date / Monday, March 9th  
--time/ 7:00 PM
--location / COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 3575 PACIFIC AVENUE, LIVERMORE, CA 94550

Loomis

 Bans the sale of all flavored vaping cartridges and electronic cigarette juice

--date / Tuesday, February 11th 
--time 7:00 PM
--location / Loomis Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road, Loomis CA 95650

Los Altos

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TRL, prohibits e-cig/ vape sales, restricts flavored tobacco products

Date / Tuesday, January 28th  
Time / 7:00 PM 
Location / Los Altos Youth Center, One North San Antonio Road, Los Altos, California

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

Prohibits the Sale of All Tobacco Products

--date / Tuesday, February 4th
--time/ 6:00 PM
--location / City Council Chambers; 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Menlo Park

Flavor products ban and Prohibits e-cigarettes/ vape

Oroville

Full flavor ban

Oxnard

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

Pacifica

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) 

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)

Salinas

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 Jose

Recommendations moved to Priority Setting process later this year are the following:

1.     Develop an ordinance prohibiting the sale by tobacco retail establishments of electronic cigarettes that require, but have not received an order from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approving their marketing; and prohibiting the sale and distribution to any person in San Jose of flavored tobacco products and electronic cigarettes that require, but have not received, an FDA order approving their marketing 

2.     Develop an ordinance that will limit any further over-concentration of tobacco business by:

A)   Limiting the sale of tobacco products near schools and other youth-sensitive areas and/or

B)   Limiting the sale of tobacco products near existing businesses that sell tobacco products.

 

 

PRIORITY SETTING MEETING:

 

City Council Chambers

February 25th at 1:30pm

200 E. Santa Clara Street,

San Jose, CA 95133

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

Solana Beach

Flavor Ban.  The proposal includes menthol, mint and wintergreen flavors. 

--date / Wednesday, February 26th   
--time/ 6:00 PM
--location / City Hall / Council Chambers, 635 S. Highway 101, Solana Beach, California

South San Francisco

Flavor Ban

Town of Paradise

Flavor Ban

Paradise Town Council Meeting Details:

--date / Tuesday, March 10th
--time/ 6:00 PM
--location / Town of Paradise Council Chamber- 5555 Skyway, Paradise, CA

Ventura

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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Carson

Delayed Enforcement Date

--date / Tuesday, April 7th    
--time/ 5:00 PM
--comment Link:  http://ci.carson.ca.us/publiccomments.aspx

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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