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New rules ban tobacco from troops' care packages and lawmaker says that's 'unacceptable'

“Tobacco manufacturers and distributors have long taken part in a time-honored tradition of donating tobacco products to service members, often while deployed,” Hunter wrote in his letter. “These donations routinely improve morale and serve to relieve st
Military Times
added Sep 10, 2016 13:20
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Lawmakers warn FDA regs could ban cigar donations to troops

To clear the smoke around the rule, Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., sent a letter to the FDA demanding a clarification. It would be “unacceptable” if the agency bans charitable donations of tobacco products to those “fighting to protect those very rights
Fox News
added Sep 10, 2016 13:18
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[Florida] Ruth: Let troops smoke cigars

There's no question the American Cancer Society does wonderful work. But getting all huffy over American troops in a combat zone engaging in the modest pleasure of a cigar would seem to be a busybody too far.
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Sep 10, 2016 13:12
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H.R.5955 - Restore Charitable Contributions of Premium Cigars to the Troops Act of 2016

Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Introduced 09/08/2016) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce Latest Action: 09/08/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Introduced
Congress.gov
added Sep 9, 2016 18:23
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The Bill To Allow Cigar Donations To Troops – Official Text of H.R. 5955

HR 5955 is summarized as, “To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow the charitable distribution of traditional large and premium cigars to members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.” The measure has been referred to the House
The Cigar Authority
added Sep 9, 2016 18:19
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[Florida] Kathy Castor files bill to restore charitable contributions of premium cigars to U.S. troops

Hillsborough County Democratic Rep. Kathy Castor has filed legislation to reinstate the tradition of donating cigars to U.S. military members who are deployed overseas. The bill, titled “Restore Charitable Contributions of Premium Cigars to the Troops A
SaintPetersBlog
added Sep 9, 2016 18:18
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[California] Rep. Duncan Hunter wants troops to get free cigars

Congressman says new FDA policy shouldn’t stop tobacco companies from donating tobacco to service members
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 9, 2016 18:14
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Cigarette prices and community price comparisons in US military retail stores

no significant difference between prices for cigarettes on military installations and the lowest average community comparison, and in some locations, the prices violated [DOD] policy... a common minimum (or floor) shelf price for tobacco products should b
Tobacco Control
added Sep 2, 2016 01:14
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[Florida] Castor to file bill allowing premium cigarmakers to donate stogies to troops

Premium cigar makers who want to donate stogies to U.S. troops serving abroad should be exempt from federal rules that prohibit charitable contributions of tobacco products. Or so says U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, responding to a Tampa Bay Times sto
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 31, 2016 16:12
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[Florida] cigars donations are bad for the military’s health

members of the military smoke at higher rates, and recruits are highly susceptible to tobacco initiation. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network put it well. It would be a disservice if those protections weren’t extended to the servicemen and
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:05
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