On December 17, 2019, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 1064 restricting the sale of all tobacco products in pharmacies, and flavored tobacco products and electronic cigarettes/vaping products in tobacco retailers within Menlo Park.
The ordinance is effective January 17, 2020.
No flavored tobacco products (includes menthol cigarettes)
No electronic cigarettes
No free samples/coupons
No out of package samples
No self-service displays
No tobacco products in pharmacies
Before January 17, 2020, local tobacco retailers should receive a visit by a trained volunteer to help answer any questions about the ordinance and to support retailer compliance.