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File #: 19-0304    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Presentation
File created: 3/22/2019 In control: Safety, Housing, Education & Homelessness Committee
On agenda: 4/3/2019 Final action:
Title: Amends Chapter 24, sections 11-15 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to increase the minimum age of the sale of tobacco products from eighteen years of age to twenty-one years of age, remove the ability to sell tobacco products from vending machines, and clarify language to support adequate enforcement of tobacco laws.
Attachments: 1. BR19 0304 Tobacco21 Request, 2. BR19 0304 Tobacco21 One Page Summary, 3. TB21 Policy Presentation_City Council_Tobacco21_April2019, 4. BR19 0304 DDPHE Tobacco Revisions_blackline draft
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Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

 

Date Submitted: 3-26-19

 

Requesting Agency: Department of Public Health and Environment

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Subject Matter Expert Name:
Name:  Tristan Sanders/Bob McDonald

Email:    Tristan.sanders@denvergov.org; Robert.McDonald@denvergov.org                                                                                                                                   

Item Title & Description:

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Amends Chapter 24, sections 11-15 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to increase the minimum age of the sale of tobacco products from eighteen years of age to twenty-one years of age, remove the ability to sell tobacco products from vending machines, and clarify language to support adequate enforcement of tobacco laws.

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Affected Council District(s) or citywide?

citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:

The bill to amend the Revised Municipal Code of the City and County of Denver Chapter 24 sections 11-15 does three things for tobacco control: increases the minimum age of sale from 18 to 21; removes the ability to sell tobacco products from vending machines; and clarifies the language to support adequate enforcement of tobacco laws.

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Legal Description (if applicable):

 

Denver Revised Municipal Code (D.R.M.C.) Citation (if applicable):

 

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