Legislative Update: April 18, 2018

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California Legislative Update

April 18, 2018


With the legislature back in session following its spring recess, committee hearings are in full swing and will continue as bills move forward in the legislative process. The next deadline we have coming up is April 27th, which is the last date for policy committees to hear fiscal bills and refer them to appropriations committees.


One new tobacco-related bill was introduced:

AB 2020 (Quirk – D, Hayward) Cannabis: local jurisdiction licensees: temporary event license


Seven tobacco-related bills are moving through the legislature:

AB 62 (Wood – D, Healdsburg) Public housing: smoke-free policy

SB 631 (Nielsen – R, Gerber) Nitrous oxide: retail sales

AB 1097 (Levine – D, San Rafael) State beaches and parks, smoking ban

AB 2308 (Stone – D, Scotts Valley) Cigarettes: single-use filter ban

AB 3225 (Burke – D, Inglewood) California Children and Families Program

SB 835 (Glazer – D, Orinda) Parks: smoking ban

SB 836 (Glazer – D, Orinda) State beaches: smoking ban


You can find a the full version of this update HERE.


Please contact Alyssa Stratton with any questions at 916-585-7664 or Alyssa.stratton@lung.org.

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