Bakersfield City Council passed new restrictions for hookah lounges

Posted at 2:17 PM, Oct 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-13 17:17:58-04

The Bakersfield City Council approved new restrictions on hookah lounges Wednesday night.

There will not be a strict 2 a.m. closure put on hookah lounges, but Bakersfield police will have the ability to put a closing time on lounges applying for a permit.

Times can vary based on prior problems the establishment may have had.

The new regulations will take effect in 30 days from last night’s meeting.


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