Los Angeles County

West Hollywood, Calif. Bans Flavored Tobacco Products

Effective Sept. 15, the sale of flavored tobacco products will no longer be allowed in West Hollywood, Calif. Yesterday, the West Hollywood City Council voted…

Long Beach, Calif. Banning Flavored Tobacco, Premium Cigar Exemption Established

Long Beach is not going to wait for the state of California to ban flavored tobacco products. Yesterday, the Long Beach City Council unanimously passed…

West Hollywood, Calif. Advances Ban on the Sale of Flavored Tobacco

At its meeting this week, the West Hollywood City Council voted 4-1 in favor of an ordinance that will prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco…

Beverly Hills, Calif.’s Tobacco Sales Ban Now In Effect, Cigar Lounges Remain Exempt

One of the most restrictive pieces of anti-tobacco legislation in the country has gone into effect, as retailers in Beverly Hills are now prohibited from…

Lawsuit Over Los Angeles County’s Flavored Tobacco Ban Dismissed

A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against Los Angeles County by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, American Snuff Company, LLC, and Santa…

Malibu, Calif. Plans Smoking Ban for Parks, Open Spaces

The Malibu City Council voted unanimously in favor of an extension to its smoking ban that would prohibit smoking in city parks and open spaces….

El Monte, Calif. Passes First Reading of Flavored Tobacco Ban, Will Pursue Despite Lawsuit Threat

At its meeting on Tuesday, the El Monte City Council unanimously passed the first reading of an ordinance that will ban the sale of flavored…

Los Angeles County’s Flavored Tobacco Ban Challenged by Lawsuit

Three prominent tobacco companies have filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County over its flavored tobacco ban that was passed last fall and formally went…

Manhattan Beach, Calif. Bans All Tobacco Sales

Manhattan Beach, Calif. has banned the sale of tobacco products within city limits. Effective Jan. 1, 2021, the city will no longer allow retailers to…

Manhattan Beach, Calif. Heading Towards Complete Tobacco Sales Ban

It appears that Manhattan Beach will be implementing a complete ban on the sales of all tobacco products, including cigars, within city limits not long…

Los Angeles City Council Health Committee Approves Flavored Tobacco Ban

While it still has a ways to go before it can become law, a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco in Los Angeles got…