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Tobacco 21

Flavored Tobacco

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San Francisco Health Code:

Article 19H Tobacco Sales

19H Rules and Regulations (pdf)

19H Affidavit (pdf)

19H.19(a) Suspension Reduction Pilot (pdf)

Article 19P Tobacco 21

Article 19 Smoking Pollution Control


Please Note:
  1. Fees are non-refundable.
  2. Bounced check fees are $50.00
  3. We do not accept cash.
  4. You are responsible for paying your yearly tobacco license fee.


Program Contact

Uzziel Prado

Senior Environmental Health Inspector

1390 Market St., Suite 210

San Francisco, CA 94102


Phone: (415) 252-3873

Fax: (415) 252- 3894


Flavored Tobacco


Ordinance amending the Health Code to prohibit tobacco retailers from selling flavored tobacco products, including mentol cigarettes.


This Article was ADDED by new legislation (Ord. 140-17, approved 7/7/2017), then SUSPENDED by the filing of a referendum petition (7/31/17).  This legislation will remain suspended until the election on June 5, 2018, at which time voters will decide whether to adopt it.  The text of the Article and its constituent sections will be included below when the enacting legislation is effective.

















Making a Complaint

If you would like to make a complaint regarding the illegal sale of tobacco to minors or a related tobacco sales complaint, call 311.

311 City Customer Service Agency - Service 24x7

San Francisco Department of Public Health Environmental Health Branch