Hookah: Truths, Myths, and Options for Local Governments

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Date: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

With some local governments and the California Legislature exempting hookah from flavored tobacco restrictions, many local governments have questions: What are the real health impacts of hookah? What are the implications of regulating hookah for equity and cultural sensitivity? What options do we have for regulating hookah at a local level in California? This webinar will answer these questions, and discuss the challenges with enforcement created by hookah exemptions in flavor restrictions.

Presenters:
Jamie Long, Staff Attorney, Public Health Law Center
Kyra Hill, Staff Attorney, Public Health Law Center
Colin Welker, Policy Analyst, Public Health Law Center