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July 18, 2019

Ordinance Aims to Protect Youth from Nicotine Addiction

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Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:00 am

At the June 24 Livermore City Council meeting, councilmembers unanimously voted to introduce an ordinance to establish a city-wide ban on the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including electronic devices and any fluids that can be used to deliver nicotine in an aerosolized or vaporized form. Adults as well as youth will be affected.

According to a Flavors Hook Kids in Livermore press release, Livermore will be only one of two cities in the country along with San Francisco to ban electronic delivery devices. Livermore will be the first to enact a ban, since San Francisco's ban will not be fully implemented for seven months.

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