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Congress to Ease Cigar Rules?

House Appropriations subcommittee on June 27 approved the latest version of the 2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill—a large, all-encompassing piece of legislation that includes language exempting premium cigars from U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 30, 2017 22:35

[UK] SMOKING VOTE FURY New Health Minister is under fire for voting against major smoking reforms

Tory Jackie Doyle-Price was last night accused of not even backing “basic public health measures” since was she was elected in 2010. Jackie Doyle-Price voted to exempt pubs and private members’ clubs from the smoking ban
The Sun (uk)
added Jun 26, 2017 12:27

[Minnesota] Gov. Dayton fights to rescind GOP tax cuts on tobacco

is pointing to a new study by the Minnesota Department of Health that he believes bolsters his campaign to convince Republicans to rescind their recent tax cut on tobacco products, including cigarettes and premium cigars. The issue is at the heart of the
Timberjay newspapers (MN)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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[Oregon] Loopholes delay college ‘tobacco-free’ campus policy

The Clatsop Community College Board voted unanimously Tuesday to send a proposed tobacco-free policy back to the drawing board because of loopholes allowing people to smoke in cars and on the fringes of campus. The policy stated that all college propert
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:09

[Canada] Patio smoke ban exemptions wanted

Several delegates spoke to council's protection and community services committee meeting about the potential butt ban ... Scott Jocelyn, president of the Manitoba Hotel Association, urged the committee to consider an exemption for the operators of busin
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:47

[Minnesota] Tobacco tax cuts at heart of Legislature’s legal dispute

Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday singled out new tax breaks for cigarettes and premium cigars as “terrible public policy” that GOP leaders should agree to remove. Dayton signed those tax breaks into law after lawmakers wrapped up an overtime session settled an
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2017 16:19

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Second-hand reformation

thousands of workers in establishments exempted from the ban continue to involuntarily endure the serious health risks of exposure. Baker’s bill would end the unwarranted exemptions for casino gambling areas and for bars
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 9, 2017 12:12

Cigar Magazine Launches Campaign to Snuff Out FDA Rule

Cigar Aficionado...has a message for the new Food and Drug Administration Commissioner: Hands off our sticks. In a letter to FDA head Scott Gottlieb, the magazine’s editor and publisher called on the administration to exempt “handmade” cigars from the t
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:02

BLOOM: Don't exempt e-cigarette products from FDA or tobacco standards

Federal legislation recently introduced by Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) proposes to eliminate oversight of e-cigarettes ... I encourage parents, health professionals, and the public to urge your legislators to continue FDA regulation of e-cigaret
The Hill
added Jun 8, 2017 03:53

[Pennsylvania] First test for new indoor smoking ban is delayed in Pa. House

A new bill to end most exceptions to Pennsylvania's 10-year-old indoor smoking ban saw its first test vote delayed Tuesday. Sponsor Matt Baker, a Republican from Bradford County, said he is making some refinements to the bill that he hopes will broaden
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 8, 2017 03:32
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