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How to address drug paraphernalia in your community

Fact Sheet
Tobacco Prevention

Throughout California, communities are facing public health and safety concerns that stem from the sale and use of illegal drugs.

Giving local agencies a way to enforce state laws regulating the sale of drug paraphernalia can help address the problem. ChangeLab Solutions and the American Lung Association in California’s Center for Tobacco Policy & Organizing collaborated on a fact sheet that explains how communities can help enforce state drug paraphernalia laws through a local tobacco retailer licensing law.