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File #: 200115    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 2/6/2020 In control: Committee on Public Health and Human Services
On agenda: Final action: 11/19/2020
Title: Amending Section 10-602 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Smoking," to prohibit establishments that are excepted from the indoor smoking prohibition from permitting minors to enter, and to require health informational signs; and amending Section 10-614, entitled "Electronic Smoking Devices," to prohibit establishments that are excepted from the indoor e-cigarette use prohibition from permitting minors to enter, and to require health informational signs; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Bass
Indexes: ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES, SMOKING
Code sections: 10-602 - Smoking
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 20011501, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy20011501.pdf
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Amending Section 10-602 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Smoking," to prohibit establishments that are excepted from the indoor smoking prohibition from permitting minors to enter, and to require health informational signs; and amending Section 10-614, entitled "Electronic Smoking Devices," to prohibit establishments that are excepted from the indoor e-cigarette use prohibition from permitting minors to enter, and to require health informational signs; all under certain terms and conditions.
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:


SECTION 1. Section 10-602 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:


? 10-602. Smoking.

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(3) Smoking Prohibited.

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(c) Minors. Any establishment excepted from the provisions of subsection 10-602(3)(a) shall not permit minors to enter or remain on the premises. This restriction shall not apply to sleeping quarters and shall apply regardless of whether or not smoking or e-cigarette use is occurring at the time.

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(5) Duties of Persons in Control of Premises.

(a) The owner, operator, manager, employer or other person in control in every place where smoking is regulated by this Section shall take the following actions, and shall not be cited for any violations of this Section if all such actions are taken:

(.1) Post "No Smoking" signs and other signs relating to smoking on the premises, in compliance with regulations to be promulgated by the Health Department, prominently at each entrance and elsewhere as specified by regulation, including evidence-based signs informing of the health risks associated with hookah use to address an identified knowledge deficit among users. The requirement to post any such product-specific signs shall be limited by regulation to establishments at which the product may be used pursuant to an exception to subsection 10-602(3)(a).

(.2) Display an evidence-based health informational message in accordance with regulations promul...

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