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Should e-cigarettes be exempt from FDA rules? A House panel says yes

The legislation approved Wednesday by the Republican-controlled Appropriations Committee would prevent the FDA from requiring retroactive safety reviews of e-cigarettes already on the market. It would exempt some premium and large cigars from those same r
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 13, 2017 00:57

[Montana] ANDERSON: Congress must act soon to save vaping industry

as the owner of a vape shop in Billings, I am asking Congress to intervene when they return to Washington after November’s elections. Sens. Jon Tester, Steve Daines, and Rep. Ryan Zinke have already demonstrated a helpful understanding of this governmen
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Nov 15, 2016 20:43

[New Jersey] Why NJ’s anti-smoking lawmaker is leading the effort to open cigar lounges

creation of new cigar lounges received the green light from an Assembly panel on Thursday...Gusciora, D-Mercer, a primary sponsor of the measure, said his effort is geared toward a unique subset of the population that enjoys smoking cigars and doesn’t min
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Sep 12, 2016 16:42

[Alabama] Anniston City Council upholds decision to permit cigar bars

City Council on Monday upheld its December decision to allow cigar bars in the city. The vote comes almost two years after the council passed a strict no-smoking ordinance for the city.
Anniston (AL) Star
added Feb 17, 2016 20:45

[Canada] BONOKOSKI: The sleeping dog of contraband cigarettes

So why has the much-ballyhooed enforcement legislation failed so dismally? And why has there been no full-bore in-your-face spot-check program for “contraband enforcement” set up by the Ontario Provincial Police on the few roads in-and-out of most Ontari
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:29

Premium-Cigar Exemption Traced

Documents released by the federal government on Tuesday provided clues about how premium cigars got special treatment in federal tobacco regulations proposed recently.
New York Times
added Jun 25, 2014 00:15

[Jamaica] LETTER: Define 'Public Spaces' For Smoking Ban

It should be obvious that these areas do not include bars and nightclubs, because these are areas that are for adults who engage in smoking and other activities.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 9, 2013 05:40

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
added Sep 9, 2016 18:23

[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

[Virgin Islands] Rules OKs Cigarette Tax Increase and Cigar Factory Smoking Exemption

V.I. cigarette tax may see an increase from its current 35 percent to 45 percent, raising about half a million dollars in new revenue...The Rules and Judiciary Committee also sent on measures to allow smoking in "cigar factories" that make and sell cigars
St. Thomas (V.I.) Source
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26
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