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Where Premium Cigars Stand in Congress

Congress is finishing up the omnibus spending bill. It’s one large bill that provides funding for much of the government. Included in a working version of the bill is language that would exempt premium cigars from FDA control.
HalfWheel
added Dec 14, 2015 15:01
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1924: The Cigar Maker Who's the Reason You Work Only 8 Hours a Day Dies

On December 13, 1924, Samuel Gompers, the cigar-maker who became the father of the mainstream American labor movement, died, at the age of 74. From 1886, when he forged the creation of the American Federation of Labor, until his death – with the exception
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Dec 14, 2015 15:00
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MOH bans e-cigarettes, other emerging tobacco products

MOH asserted that the ban is being put into place to ensure that the products do not gain a foothold or become entrenched in the local market, which could spur demand for and increase the prevalence of tobacco consumption. According to the media release
Singapore Business Review
added Dec 14, 2015 14:37
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[India] Mizo people highest tobacco consumers in country

Mizoram has the highest rate of tobacco consumption in the country with a record of 67.2 per cent of its population using different kinds of tobacco products, Dr Jane R Ralte, Nodal Officer of Mizoram State Tobacco Control Society said, while quoting the
Assam Tribune (in)
added Dec 13, 2015 20:17
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[Michigan] 1937 cigar industry strike

A history of the sit down strikes by predominantly Polish women workers in Detroit during the great depression: part of a national wave of sit-ins.
libcom.org (libertarian communism)
added Dec 13, 2015 16:45
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[Massachusetts] Springfield considers ban on cheap, single-cigar sales as lobbied by youth group

A City Council committee has scheduled a meeting on Wednesday to hear from residents, health advocates and businesses if there should be further controls on the sale of cigars aimed at cracking down on youth access.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Dec 13, 2015 16:45
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APPROPRIATIONS BILL COULD EXEMPT PREMIUM CIGARS FROM FDA REGULATION

According to sources with the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR), Congress is currently considering a provision in the agriculture/FDA portion of the appropriations bill that would prevent FDA from using any of its appropria
HalfWheel
added Dec 11, 2015 22:46
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in u.s., young adults' cigarette use is down sharply

we are winning the battle against youth and young adult cigarette use. Results for other tobacco products are mixed, and that’s why our truth public education campaign is taking aim at hookah, cigars and other deadly products.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 11, 2015 19:32
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Joint Letter to Congress Opposing HR 2058 - December 2, 2015 (PDF)

e strongly urge you to oppose the FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act (HR 2058), a bill that would exempt many tobacco products from the requirements for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review required by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacc
American Family Physician
added Dec 11, 2015 17:29
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ATS Meets with White House Staff to Discuss FDA Tobacco Rules

met with White House staff to urge the Administration to move forward with strong U.S. Food and Drug Administration rules to regulate all tobacco products, including cigars and e-cigarettes.
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
added Dec 11, 2015 17:25
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