|Expanded Pharmacy Law Passes in San Francisco !
On Tuesday, Sept 21st , by a vote of 7-3, the San Francisco Board of
Supervisors passed an expanded version of its 2008 tobacco-free
This legislation, sponsored by Supervisor Eric Mar, eliminated tobacco
retailer licenses for the city's remaining stores with pharmacies which
included Safeway, Lucky and Costco stores.
Click here to read the actual language of the San Francisco ordinance.
Click here to read a newspaper article about the passage of the ordinance.
Click here to read the Boston Public Health Commission's regulation
restricting the sale of tobacco products in the city of Boston.
To read about the lawsuit filed by Philip Morris view or download the
Philip Morris pharmacy brief (Sep 08)
Philip Morris denial of injunction in US District Court (Sep 26, 08)
Philip Morris request for TRO (Sep 08)
Philip Morris brief filed (Oct 23, 08)
Philip Morris brief supplemental portion filed (Oct 23, 08)
Philip Morris pharmacy suit, response from City and County of SF (Oct 08)
Philip Morris appeal to 9th Circuit (Apr 17, 09)
Chronicle update for Philip Morris lawsuit (Aug 13, 09)
To read about the lawsuit filed by Walgreens view or download the
Walgreens brief for Walgreens Pharmacy suit (Sep 9, 08)
Walgreens Pharmacy suit SF City County brief (Sep 25, 08)
Walgreens denial of injunction in California Superior Court (Sep 30,
08)Walgreens Pharmacy Appeal (Apr 17, 09)
Walgreens Court of Appeal brief from SF City and County (Jun 10, 09)
Walgreens reply brief (June 30, 09)
To read about the lawsuit filed by Safeway view or download the
Safeway Complaint (Feb 18, 11)
City Motion to Dismiss Safeway Complaint (April 15, 11)
CMA Amicus to Dismiss Safeway Complaint (April 15, 11)
News Release and Court Order to Dismiss Safeway Lawsuit (July 15, 11)
|Pharmacies: Mobilizing to Remove Tobacco
Products from Drug Stores
|Findings for prohibiting pharmacies
from selling tobacco products.
|Results from the 2007 Castro Street Fair survey
|Click here to see two articles: 1) Jan. 2006 Tobacco Control Journal that discusses
support by pharmacists for tobacco-free pharmacies 2) Nov 2012 Tobacco Control
Journal that discusses public support, and here to see an archive of articles about
tobacco in San Francisco pharmacies.
A Guide To Tobacco-Free Pharmacies
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|Click here to see a fact sheet about
"Why Grocery and Big Box Stores with Pharmacies Should Also Be Tobacco Free"