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Calculating Tobacco Retailer Licensing Fees

A webinar on fees and how to use our interactive calculator

Tobacco Prevention

Tobacco retailer licensing (TRL) programs require all businesses that sell tobacco products to obtain a license from the local jurisdiction in exchange for the privilege of selling these products.

California communities that want a TRL program to help reduce smoking rates, often struggle to determine the fees associated with implementing a TRL system. This webinar provides background information on TRL fees and focuses on how to use our TRL Fee Calculator that can help communities that want to implement TRL. 


  • Raymond Leung, JD, staff attorney at ChangeLab Solutions
  • Dawn Dunn, MPH, Coordinator of the Tobacco Prevention Settlement Program, Santa Barbara County Department of Public Health


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