Beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, retailers in Klamath County, Ore. will have to apply for a new license if they wish to keep selling tobacco products.
On Tuesday, the county’s board of commissioners approved the proposal, though the amount associated with the license is still to be finalized. The current proposal is $275 per year, according to HeraldAndNews.com, though the board has the authority to set the amount at whatever it sees fit.
As part of the licensing requirement, retailers would be subject to two random inspections per year, including by youth working for the county’s public health department who will try and get the retailer to sell them tobacco.
Klamath County is located in southwestern Oregon and home to approximately 65,000 residents.