Board approves tobacco retail licensing program
Last updated 12/16/2020 at 3:49pm
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Tuesday, Dec. 8, that will place additional restrictions on the sale of tobacco products in the unincorporated area of the county and facilitate enforcement of the new rules once they go into effect.
The supervisor's actions established a tobacco retail licensing program, or TRL, that will allow the board to regulate the operation of businesses that sell tobacco products. The TRL will require business owners to obtain a permit and stay in compliance with federal, state and local tobacco control and youth tobacco access laws or...