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File #: 19-0329    Name:
Type: Discussion Items Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/2/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/8/2019 Final action:
Title: DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING IMPLEMENTING A CITY-WIDE SMOKING BAN IN PUBLIC EXCEPT FOR DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS, DISALLOWING POSSESSION AND USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS BY MINORS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS, AND ESTABLISHING A LOCAL TOBACCO RETAIL PERMIT AND PROCESS FOR ALL TOBACCO RETAILERS IN THE CITY A. INTRODUCE BY TITLE ONLY ORDINANCE NO. O-3193-19 ADDING MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 9, ARTICLE 1, TO TITLE 5 TO DISALLOW SMOKING IN PUBLIC IN THE CITY WITH THE EXCEPTION OF DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS. FOR INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING; OR B. INTRODUCE BY TITLE ONLY ORDINANCE NO. O-3193-19 ADDING MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 9, ARTICLE 1, TO TITLE 5 TO DISALLOW SMOKING IN PUBLIC IN THE CITY WITH THE EXCEPTION OF DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS AND DISALLOWING POSSESSION AND USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS BY MINORS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS. FOR INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING; AND C. INTRODUCE BY TITLE ONLY ORDINANCE NO. O-3194-19 ADDING MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 9, ARTICLE 2, TO TITLE 5 TO CREATE A LOCAL TOBACCO RETAI...
Attachments: 1. Administrative Report, 2. 3193-19 .a. Ordinance City-Wide smoking ban with exception of designated smoking areas, 3. 3193-19 .b. Ordinance City-wide smoking ban with exception of designated smoking areas and disallowing possession/use by minors on school grounds, 4. 3194-19 Ordinance Local Tobacco Retail Permit, 5. October 1, 2019 City Council Administrative Report, 6. Public Comment Letters
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To: MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
From: BRANDY FORBES, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING IMPLEMENTING A CITY-WIDE SMOKING BAN IN PUBLIC EXCEPT FOR DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS, DISALLOWING POSSESSION AND USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS BY MINORS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS, AND ESTABLISHING A LOCAL TOBACCO RETAIL PERMIT AND PROCESS FOR ALL TOBACCO RETAILERS IN THE CITY

A. INTRODUCE BY TITLE ONLY ORDINANCE NO. O-3193-19 ADDING MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 9, ARTICLE 1, TO TITLE 5 TO DISALLOW SMOKING IN PUBLIC IN THE CITY WITH THE EXCEPTION OF DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS. FOR INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING;

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B. INTRODUCE BY TITLE ONLY ORDINANCE NO. O-3193-19 ADDING MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 9, ARTICLE 1, TO TITLE 5 TO DISALLOW SMOKING IN PUBLIC IN THE CITY WITH THE EXCEPTION OF DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS AND DISALLOWING POSSESSION AND USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS BY MINORS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS. FOR INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING;

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C. INTRODUCE BY TITLE ONLY ORDINANCE NO. O-3194-19 ADDING MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 9, ARTICLE 2, TO TITLE 5 TO CREATE A LOCAL TOBACCO RETAIL PERMIT AND APPROVAL PROCESS. FOR INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING.
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
In response to a Strategic Plan objective, staff has prepared draft ordinances to establish a City-wide smoking ban in public places and implement a local tobacco retail permit. The City Council discussed the draft ordinances at three meetings, provided direction, and supported the City-wide smoking ban with the exception of designated areas and the Local Tobacco Retail Permit Ordinance.

BACKGROUND
On September 18, 2018, May 7, 2019 City Council discussed potential tobacco regulations. The meetings included testimony from representatives of the Beach Cities Health District, the Coalition for Tobacco Free Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Asian American Drug Abuse Program, along with City residents. After discussion, the Council was favorable to establishi...

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