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Beverly Hills to Ban Nearly All Tobacco Sales

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Beverly Hills to Ban Nearly All Tobacco Sales

Beverly Hills to Ban Nearly All Tobacco Sales

Beverly Hills to Ban Nearly All Tobacco Sales The new law means outlets like gas stations and convenience stores won't be able to sell cigarettes or cigars.

Pharmacies and grocers are prohibited from selling them as well.

Only hotels and a few select cigar lounges within the city's borders will be exempt.

The law, which also includes e-cigarettes, starts in 2021.

The ban is the first of its kind within the United States.

Council Member Lili Bosse, via CNBC The bill was opposed by The National Association of Tobacco Outlets and many gas station owners.

They claim the ban will hurt local businesses and sellers of tobacco.


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