Ban of Tobacco Products at Pharmacies

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 8/5/2014


The Board will conduct a merit hearing on an ordinance banning the sale of tobacco and tobacco products at pharmacies in unincorporated areas of Marin County. Several jurisdictions have passed nearly identical ordinances and they have survived scrutiny in courts of law.


Director of Health and Human Services Dr. Larry Meredith and Resource Manager Bob Curry spoke about the ordinance and several members of the Smoke-Free Marin Coalition advocated for the ordinance. The Board conducted the hearing an approved the ordinance.

Need more info? See the staff report about the ordinance.

Contact: Larry Meredith, Director of Health and Human Services

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