Anti-Smoking Efforts Continue in Beverly Hills
Posted Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 4:50 pm
By Laura Coleman
Nearly six months after Beverly Hills made headlines with its prohibitions against smoking and tobacco products, the City’s Ambassadors continue to educate hundreds of people each month on the rules that govern the City.
Despite the City’s recent efforts to increase educational outreach via signage, with over 100 new signs across the business district alerting people to the fact that there’s no vaping or smoking in most of Beverly Hills, the number of in-person “contacts” made by BH Ambassadors actually increased by 20 percent from the 597 contacts made in October 2018. Last month, BH Ambassadors made 714 contacts in the business district, primarily related to traditional cigarettes, according to Beverly Hills Management Analyst Michael George.
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