Legislative Update: September 5, 2018

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California Legislative Update

September 5, 2018


The 2017-2018 legislative session ended of Friday, August 31st. Bills that were approved by the legislature will now move to the Governor’s desk for final approval.


Five tobacco-related bills are pending before the Governor:

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

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

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

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

SB 1408 (Pan – D, Sacramento) Cigarettes: seizure


Two tobacco-related resolutions will NOT be moving forward:

ACR 254 (Holden – D, Pasadena) Smoke-free multiunit housing

SCR 143 (Pan – D, Sacramento) Smoking: youth: motion picture industry


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

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