State grants money to local agencies, including Pleasanton PD, to crack down on illegal tobacco sales to minors

Cities, counties, school districts and law enforcement agencies across the state will soon receive millions of dollars in state funding to crack do...

November 25, 2022
10:54 PM

Cities, counties, school districts and law enforcement agencies across the state will soon receive millions of dollars in state funding to crack down on the illegal sale of tobacco to minors, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced on Monday.The California Department of Justice's Tobacco Grant Program -- funded by a state tobacco tax -- is distributing $18.6 million to 41 local government programs to inform, investigate and penalize tobacco retailers who sell products to youth under the age of 21.

Olivia Wynkoop