Beverly Hills Considering Banning Sale of Tobacco Products

Beverly Hills already forbids smoking in some locations and has banned sales of flavored tobacco.

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Beverly Hills is considering outlawing the sale of tobacco products, a move that would make the glamorous California city the first in the nation to enact such a ban. A draft ordinance scheduled to go before the Beverly Hills City Council on Tuesday evening would exempt only three existing high-end cigar lounges. A staff report prepared for the council cited the city’s advocacy of healthy living and outlined the extensive…

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