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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Bob Suh: Tax other tobacco products same as cigarettes

Even though we have seen a decrease in cigarette smoking, we have seen an alarming increase in the use of Other Tobacco Products (OTPs) among youth. Examples of OTPs include chewing tobacco, little cigars, snus and snuff. These products do not fit under
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Sep 17, 2013 11:25
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[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: Toomey pushes to exclude large and premium cigars from FDA regulation

In Valley visit, senator pushes his measure that would bar regulation of large and premium smokes.
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Aug 8, 2012 20:30
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[Canada] Harper Government Implements Further Restrictions on Flavoured Cigars That Appeal to Youth

The changes follow the 2009 Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth Act, which banned the use of certain additives, including flavours like chocolate and bubble gum, in cigarettes, little cigars and blunt wraps, thereby making them less attract
Government of Canada (ca)
added Jun 22, 2015 12:51
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[Canada] Manitoba's Ban of Flavoured Tobacco Comes Under Fire

Manitoba’s ban of flavoured tobacco products is coming under fire by a Montreal-based cigar importer. The province on Wednesday introduced Bill 52 – legislation that would prohibit the sale of flavoured cigars and cigarettes in an effort to protect child
ChrisD.ca (Winnepeg News & Media) (ca)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:24
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New York Approves Law to Raise Tobacco-Purchasing Age to 21

The legal age for buying tobacco, including cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, cigars and cigarillos, will rise to 21, from 18, under a bill adopted by the City Council and which Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has said he would sign. The new minimum age will
New York Times
added Oct 30, 2013 18:19
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[New York] Stubbed Out / The cigar industry says the FDA’s proposed regulations would be devastating.

The regulations would impose three new rules that the cigar industry views as particularly devastating. First, they would subject many new cigars to a pre-market review process, which the industry says is somewhat comparable to the process the agency us
National Review
added Aug 29, 2014 14:10
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White House weakened draft of FDA's proposed tobacco regulations

weakened language detailing health risks from cigars and deleted restrictions that might have prevented online sales of e-cigarettes...Office of Management and Budget, which analyzes the potential economic consequences of proposed regulations, deleted lan
Reuters
added Jun 25, 2014 06:42
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Cigar Use on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

More teenagers are turning to cigars, particularly among African-Americans, even as they smoke fewer cigarettes, according to a government survey. The findings published Thursday come as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration weighs tighter restrictions
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 15, 2013 02:06
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This Week in CTP – July 29, 2016: Deeming Rule Takes Effect Soon

FDA’s deeming rule goes into effect on August 8, 2016. The rule extends the agency’s regulatory authority to tobacco products including electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) such as e-cigarettes and vape pens; all cigars; hookah (waterpipe) and pip
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Jul 29, 2016 21:35
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New truth® Ad: Don’t Get Played by Flavored Tobacco Products

a new truth ad has another important message: The battle isn’t just about cigarettes. With the warning “Don’t get played while they get paid,” the ad informs young people that other tobacco products, such as hookah and little cigars, are also addictive a
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2015 10:08
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