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Bill Could Increase New York Cigar Tax to 129 Percent

A bill proposed in the New York State Assembly would make it the most expensive state in the country to buy cigars, effectively doubling the...
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Missoula, Mont. Passes Flavored Tobacco Ban

On Monday, the Missoula City Council passed an ordinance that will ban the sale of flavored tobacco products within the city, as well as changes...
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New Hanover County, N.C. Passes Smoking Ban for Most Public Spaces

On Monday, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed an ordinance that will ban the use of combustible tobacco and e-cigarettes in a...
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Court Blocks Philadelphia’s Flavored Cigar Ban

A federal court has prevented the city of Philadelphia from implementing its ban on flavored cigars. While the Philadelphia City Council passed the ban last...
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Oregon Voters Approve Cigar Tax Increase

Just as they will be doing in Colorado, cigars in Oregon will be getting more expensive as voters have approved a ballot measure that will...
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Colorado Voters Approve Tobacco Tax Increase

Tobacco products, including premium cigars, will be getting more expensive in Colorado as voters have approved Proposition EE, with 68.6 percent of voters in favor...
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Cigar Groups Ask Court to Invalidate FDA Cigar Regulations

The cigar industry is once again asking a federal court to throw out FDA’s regulations of cigars. In fact, the plaintiffs in the lawsuit are...
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Grand Rapids, Mich. Bans Smoking in Parks

On Tuesday, the Grand Rapids City Commission passed an amendment to its existing clean air law that will prohibit smoking, vaping and the use of...
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Marquette, Mich. Bans Smoking at City Parks, Beaches

The largest city in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has banned smoking at its city parks and beaches. Yesterday, the Marquette City Commission voted 7-0 to ban...
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California Sued Over Ban on Flavored Tobacco Sales

A group of manufacturers and retailers of flavored tobacco and vaping products aren’t going down without a fight when it comes to being able to...
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California Cigar Taxes Decreasing

The amount of cigar taxes in California will be decreasing and some cigar companies could be receiving a tax refund. It’s not because of a...
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