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[South America/Caribbean] Cuba produced 134 million cigars for export in 2015

Workers of the Internacional Cubana de Tabacos (ICT by its Spanish acronym) produced more than 134 million cigars this year. That figure was the result of hard work and dedication of the group, mostly women, who achieved favorable results in the use o
CubaHeadlines (cu)
added Dec 24, 2015 16:46

In Case We Didn’t Know the Difference Between “Big” and “Little” Cigars, the New York State Tax Department Tells Us What it Is

The importance of the ruling is that little cigars are taxed at the same rate as cigarettes, which is lower than the rate on big cigars. This is probably the most important tax development to come along since the Internal Revenue Service released Revenu
National Law Review
added Sep 7, 2014 13:40

[New York] Flavored Tobacco Ban In NY Convenience Stores? Cancer Society Says Products Aimed At Kids

The American Cancer Society is pushing to make New York the first state to enact a comprehensive restriction on the sale of candy- and fruit-flavored cigarillos, chewing tobacco and tobacco used in water pipes. Its proposal would restrict the sale of all
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 2, 2013 10:26

Report to Congressional Committees: TOBACCO TAXES Large Disparities in Rates for Smoking Products Trigger Significant Market Shifts to Avoid Higher Taxes (PDF)

GAO estimates that federal revenue losses due to market shifts from roll-your-own to pipe tobacco and from small to large cigars range from about $615 million to $1.1 billion for the same period. The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has limited op
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Mar 1, 2013 13:56

FDA Might Decide When a Cigar Is Just a Cigar

The premium cigar industry worries ... The industry is now waiting on a proposed rule from the agency that could make other tobacco products subject to the same regulations as cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco. T
Roll Call
added Feb 6, 2013 11:59

[California] Smoking ban foes to get in last puff

Kristen Mulvany, left, a waitress at Naked Cafe in Carlsbad, accepts a flier from Dannah Hosford concerning smoke-free outdoor dining areas. Hosford and Levi Martinez, right, were distributing the fliers to Carlsbad restaurants in September.
North County (CA) Times
added Oct 20, 2012 19:35

[Oregon] Fire rips through Portland cigar shop

A fire broke out Tuesday morning at a building that houses Roll Your Own cigar shop in southeast Portlan
KPTV Oregon’s 12
added Sep 27, 2012 08:24

Tobacco Trade Groups Protest Illinois Cigarette Tax With Lawsuit

The lawsuit claims the definition of “cigarette” is “unconstitutionally vague.”
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 1, 2012 09:56

White Owl® and Game® introduce The Darker Side of Smooth / The Hottest New Idea in Cigarillos

White Owl and Game continue to lead category innovation by expanding their mild flavored cigarillo lines with the introduction of Black Cigarillos. Mild flavored cigarillos are outpacing the mass market cigar category by a 10 to 1 margin.* Responding to t
PR Newswire
added Jul 20, 2012 18:52

[Florida] Selling flavored tobacco products could be prohibited in Miami-Dade

Trying to discourage kids from using flavored chewing tobacco and cigars, county commissioners will take a preliminary vote Tuesday on banning their sale.
Miami (FL) Herald
added May 15, 2012 10:24
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