Null
Null
George Gershel a longtime employee of Consolidated Cigar Co. and its successor Altadis U.S.A. has passed away at 89 due to a non-curable disease. A statement provided to halfwheel by Theo Folz, the former head of Altadis, says that Gershel passed away in Rougemont, Switzerland beside his wife, Yolanda. He joined Consolidated in 1961 after...
Read More
.
Null
.
.
Null
.
..
George Gershel a longtime employee of Consolidated Cigar Co. and its successor Altadis U.S.A. has passed away at 89 due to a non-curable disease. A statement provided to halfwheel by Theo Folz, the former head of Altadis, says that Gershel passed away in Rougemont, Switzerland beside his wife, Yolanda. He joined Consolidated in 1961 after...
Read More
At its meeting on Tuesday, the Owatonna City Council gave its final approval to an ordinance that will raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old in early October. It passed by a 6-1 vote. The increase will also apply to the possession of tobacco products and e-cigarettes, meaning that it will soon...
Read More
Yesterday, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) published proposed rules for the process of applying for agency approval of e-cigarettes and vaping products. Almost none of the more than 300 pages of the proposed rule have anything to do with cigars—though some of the proposed process could eventually make it into the process for...
Read More
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., has introduced the Tobacco Tax Equity Act Of 2019, through which he seeks to establish the first federal tax on e-cigarettes, as well to increase the tobacco tax rate and close loopholes that he says are being taken advantage of by tobacco companies to avoid regulation and taxes for their products....
Read More
A push to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Arizona’s second most populous county failed this week, as the Pima County Board of Supervisors rejected a proposal to join the Tobacco 21 movement on a number of grounds. During the board’s meeting on Tuesday, the proposal came under fire for being an...
Read More
Smoking in the parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities of Lewiston is a thing of the past, as this week the city council unanimously approved an ordinance at its meeting. The ban also applies to the use of e-cigarettes and vaping devices. Violators will be subject to fairly significant fines, starting at $100 for the first offense,...
Read More
Wyoming could be among the next wave of states to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old, as on Wednesday the Joint Committee on Revenue advanced a bill containing the increase by a 10-3 margin, setting it in motion for the upcoming 2020 legislative session. During the hearing, the bill’s original language...
Read More
1 2 3 1,779
.
Null
.
Null