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Premium cigar bill: Another tax break for Big Tobacco / Maintaining high tobacco prices keeps Minnesotans from smoking, according to Raise it for Health

Members of Raise it for Health, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health and nonprofit organizations, responded today to discussion of House File (HF) 1544 in the House Taxes Committee. HF 1544, sponsored by Representative Jim Nash (R-Waconia), would red
PR Newswire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:22
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[Kentucky] Statewide smoking ban passes Ky House

passed a statewide smoking ban bill on Friday morning for the first time in its history. House Bill 145, which would ban smoking in workplaces and indoor public places, passed 51-46. But it faces a tough road in the Senate. The measure passed after it w
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 13, 2015 14:27
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[Wyoming] Council moves to repeal smoking ban

The Casper City Council is fast tracking repeal of the city’s 2012 smoking ban ordinance, potentially setting up a special election on the long-controversial issue. The council is advancing the timeline to end the ban primarily out of concern for bar ow
Casper (WY) Journal
added Sep 21, 2015 19:56
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[Alabama] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Tougher smoking ordinance

There's also one especially sticky issue -- the status of Old Havana, a cigar bar that opened last year on Chestnut Street. Banning smoking inside a business whose existence depends on smoking is akin to padlocking the door and posting a "get out of town
Gadsden (AL) Times
added May 6, 2014 08:36
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[Indiana] Smoke-free effort burns out ($$)

A proposal for a tobacco-free city went up in smoke on a split vote during Tuesday’s Bedford City Council meeting. In August, the council heard from 32 people during an hour-long public hearing on banning tobacco use within the city limits. State law al
Bedford (IN) Times-Mail
added Oct 9, 2013 12:41
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[Tennessee] Electronic cigarettes available to Putnam inmates

In recent months, the jail’s commissary has added electronic cigarettes to its shelves, offering a way for nicotine addicted inmates to get their fix and bringing in additional revenue for the county.
Cookeville (TN) Herald Citizen
added Jul 14, 2013 13:24
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FDA IS NOT “SUSPENDING ENFORCEMENT” OF CIGAR, E-CIGARETTE REGULATION

Earlier today The Washington Post published an article titled, FDA suspends enforcement of stricter standards for e-cigarette, cigar industry.... Attorneys for the government and groups negotiated out a second extension last week and it was agreed that th
HalfWheel
added May 3, 2017 12:07
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Trump Taps Cigar Friendly Congressman for Health and Human Services Head

Rep. Tom Price, R-Georgia, has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next secretary of the Department Health and Human Services (HHS)... Price, who is an orthopedic surgeon, is a cigar smoker who supported previous efforts to exempt pre
HalfWheel
added Dec 10, 2016 18:25
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[Louisiana] La Habana Hemingway cigar bar, in permit purgatory, shuts its doors

. Its owner, Sergio Cabrera, had hoped the council would carve out exceptions in city zoning laws last week to let him continue to serve drinks, a little food and a lot of cigars before the state Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control made good on its thre
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Mar 8, 2015 09:39
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[California] LA City Council approves ban on using chewing tobacco at city parks and sports venues

There are exceptions to the ban at designated areas of some parks where smoking is also allowed, such as at some golf courses, the Autry National Center, the Greek Theater and the Los Angeles Zoo, and when its use is allowed under a filming permit. “I l
MyNewsLA.com
added Jan 26, 2016 21:51
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