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14 L.A. businesses punished for selling tobacco to minors
14 L.A. businesses punished for selling tobacco to minors

More than a dozen Los Angeles-area businesses were suspended Tuesday from selling tobacco products for a month after investigators found they had sold to minors, the city attorney’s office announced. “Selling cigarettes to our kids is not only harmful, it is illegal,” City Atty. Mike Feuer said in a statement. “My office is committed to systematically and effectively curtailing tobacco sales to minors.” In all, 14 retailers were given 30-day suspensions from displaying, selling or offering to sell tobacco products. The businesses had sold to minors twice in the last five years, city officials said. The business locations were spread across the city, from...

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