Which flavored products fall into the exemption category?

Ordinance 0202-011 allows for exceptions to the prohibition of flavored tobacco products for specific products. These are limited to:

  • Flavored shisha tobacco products sold by a hookah tobacco retailer meeting State licensing and other requirements
  • Premium cigars meaning those that are handmade, not mass produced by use of mechanization, has a wrapper that is made entirely from whole tobacco leaf, does not have a filter, tip, or nontobacco mouthpiece and is capped by hand.
  • Loose leaf tobacco

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1. What is the new law on flavored tobacco products?
2. When does the flavored tobacco products sales prohibition go into effect?
3. Why is the City of Napa enacting this ban?
4. Why are flavored tobacco products, including flavored cigarettes, a public health concern?
5. How are “tobacco product” and “characterizing flavor” defined in the law?
6. What is a flavored tobacco product?
7. Which flavored products fall into the exemption category?
8. How will this new law be enforced?
9. Where can I go for more information on this new ordinance?