Revised Tobacco Sellers Licensing Measure Approved

Mar 29, 2016

County health officials hope to encourage convenience stores and other tobacco retailers to downplay tobacco products and emphasize healthier choices instead.
Credit CA Department of Public Health

  On a third attempt, Sonoma County Supervisors yesterday approved a new ordinance that will require sellers of tobacco products to be licensed. The measure is meant to curtail youths’ access to cigarettes, and reduce the number who start smoking before age 18.