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[Illinois] “ Cigars and Guitars Under the Stars” Set May 17 at Rustle Hill Winery

Harrisburg (IL) Daily Register
added May 5, 2012 14:16
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Budget Agreement Protects Kids and Health by Rejecting Tobacco Industry Giveaways

delivers critical victories for America’s kids and health over the tobacco industry by rejecting proposals to greatly weaken FDA oversight of electronic cigarettes and cigars and slash funding for the CDC’s programs to reduce tobacco use. By rejecting the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 16, 2015 19:12
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Vaping industry wants to push back FDA grandfather date

The vapor tobacco industry is calling on the Senate Appropriations Committee to add language to a spending bill that changes the grandfather date for electronic cigarettes and cigars under new rules being finalized by the Food and Drug Administration (FD
The Hill
added Dec 1, 2015 19:31
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KEENE: Too much fun for the anti-cigar spoilsports to allow

exempt “premium” cigars costing more than 10 bucks apiece. That will allow the do-gooders among us to make it more expensive and far more difficult for the poor to enjoy a good cigar while the professional and political elites continue to puff away. It’s
Washington Times
added Sep 10, 2014 14:25
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Cuba Challenges Australian Tobacco Rules

Cuba, the world’s dominant producer of fine cigars, has filed a “request for consultations” with Australia, Keith Rockwell, a spokesman for the W.T.O., said from Geneva, where the organization is based. The two nations now have 60 days to reach an agree
New York Times
added May 7, 2013 02:15
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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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[Canada] Letter: For the sake of our children, flavoured tobacco products should be banned

They were in brightly coloured packs labelled “Cigars,” ... I don’t want my kids to have to go through this. I am doing my part to educate them on the dangers of smoking, but the government must also do its part. Ordinary citizens like me cannot prevent
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:44
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Cigars threatened with regulations

Sellers and makers of premium cigars — often hand-rolled, slow-burning and made with aged tobacco leaves — say the FDA is overreaching, and are hiring lobbyists to fight back. Glynn Loope, the executive director of Cigar Rights of America, said the FDA’
The Hill
added Apr 18, 2013 21:24
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Cigars expected to be targeted by FDA regulation

Anti-tobacco advocates and industry representatives widely expect the agency to require changes in the marketing and manufacturing of cigars. But the central question remains: What kind of cigars will the FDA target, and how?
Washington Post
added Mar 24, 2013 15:54
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