Posted: Nov 9, 2010 7:01 PM by Ariel Wesler
Updated: Nov 9, 2010 8:48 PM
Santa Barbara County Supervisors hope some new rules will keep tobacco out of the hands of minors.
They voted unanimously today to ban all new businesses from selling tobacco products within 1,000 feet of a school. It will also strengthen penalties and fees. Retailers caught breaking the law three times within five years, will lose their license permanently. Surveys show in the past three years, about a third of illegal tobacco sales in the county happened within 1,000 feet of a school.
PLEASE HELP US MODERATE COMMENTS
Offensive or inappropriate comments are subject to removal. To report a comment, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and include the name of the story and information on the comment.
Thank you! KSBY.com
Get deals up to 80% off here!
Find the lowest gas prices in your area
Submit your photos to KSBY
Check out our calendar of events
Watch Daybreak Web Videos in full
Save with Hot Deals across our counties!
Events across the Central Coast
Follow The CW5 on Facebook.
The KSBY online public file.
What do you think? Leave us your feedback.
KSBY is your official CA Lottery station for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties