Shasta County has seen a decline in illegal tobacco sales to minors. In 2010, Shasta County Youth Tobacco Purchase Surveys found zero retailers illegally selling tobacco to youth.
Surveys reveal only 7.3 percent of retailers illegally selling tobacco to youth in the period from 2008-2011. Similarly, the California Department of Public Health reports that illegal sales to minors in California have fallen to 5.6 percent in 2011– the lowest level on record.
-from press release
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