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House Appropriations Committee Helps Tobacco Companies Target Kids by Voting to Weaken FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

While this provision claims to exempt “large and premium cigars,” it defines these products so broadly that it could also exempt some cheap, flavored cigars that are widely used by kids. It invites tobacco companies to modify their products to qualify for
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 19, 2016 21:31

Ask halfwheel: What does it take for a cigar to be recognized as a premium?

Unfortunately, there is no clear threshold as to just what makes a cigar premium; it has nothing to do with price, rarity, history or the rating it gets from halfwheel or any other cigar media. But there are some attributes that all premium cigars tend t
added Apr 18, 2016 21:12

[New York] Nat Sherman, Knickerbocker Hotel Part Ways

After less than a year of operation, the Nat Sherman Cigar Lounge at St. Cloud, located atop New York City's revitalized Knickerbocker Hotel, is no more. "We decided to conclude our association with The Knickerbocker because it did not provide an experie
Cigar Aficionado
added Apr 18, 2016 21:10

31 Health Groups Urge Congress to Reject Appropriations Proposals to Weaken FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

The bill includes a provision that would exempt so-called “large and premium” cigars from FDA oversight and block the FDA from implementing a pending rule extending its oversight to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and cigars, unless such cig
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 18, 2016 19:21

Cigars Still Burn Brightly in U.S. as Cigarettes Fizzle: Chart

But the U.S. still ranks high in cigar consumption, according to the most recent data from Euromonitor. Now, stogie smokers may be getting a break from Congress: Legislators are looking to exempt large and premium cigars from new Food and Drug Administrat
Bloomberg News
added Apr 15, 2016 20:39

[Florida] The Ybor City Issue 2016: The lost world of Ybor City (WITH VIDEO)

from 1977 to 1983, I interviewed hundreds of elderly cigar makers, green grocers, and boliteros (numbers peddlers). In a ritual, they arrived daily, settling in the cantinas of El Centro Asturiano, El Centro Español, and El Círculo Cubano to sip café con
Creative Loafing
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47

[Florida] How they roll: Ybor's cigar industry may have faded, but its storefront biz thrives

Her shop, which like many cigar joints doubles as an espresso bar, is decorated with multiple photos — some of sprawling cigar factories in Cuba, some of Matos with her fans, a few celebrities among them. Passersby in search of the next watering hole may
Creative Loafing
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47

No decline in overall youth tobacco use since 2011

4.7 million middle and high school students report using a tobacco product; almost half use at least two... 8.6 percent smoked cigars, 7.2 percent used hookahs, 6.0 percent used smokeless tobacco, percent smoked pipe tobacco, and 0.6 percent smoked bidis
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 14, 2016 17:40

Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2015

What are the implications for public health practice? Use of emerging tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, is on the rise among middle and high school students; therefore, it is critical that comprehensive tobacco control and prevention strategies f
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 14, 2016 17:31


Wednesday afternoon, the bill passed via a voice vote meaning it now heads to the larger House Appropriations Committee where the finalized bill will be crafted. When a vote on the larger bill will take place remains unknown as House Speaker Paul Ryan,
added Apr 14, 2016 15:55
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