Scotts Valley is currently the only incorporated city in Santa Cruz County not to have a ban in place.
The proposed 95 percent tax rate would make New York the most expensive state to purchase cigar in America. In short, a cigar with an MSRP of $9.50 would be $18.53 before sales taxes.
The new head of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products has spent more than a decade as a tobacco researcher at the Centers for Disease Control.
Alaska is close to bringing its tobacco purchasing age laws into alignment with the federal minimum age.
A ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products is coming to the Portland area after voters overwhelmingly said it should go into effect.
Colorado’s Legislature will not be adopting a ban on flavored tobacco products this session.
Orinda joins a growing list of cities and counties in California banning flavored tobacco products ahead of a statewide vote on the topic.
Colorado legislators are seeking to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products, though premium cigars earned an exemption during deliberation in the House of Representatives.
At the last minute, today’s scheduled oral arguments were delayed.
Today, FDA announced proposed rules regarding flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes. In short, FDA will try to ban all flavored cigars from Swisher Sweets to ACID and Java. Lawsuits inbound.
Bangor was the first city in Maine to pass a ban on flavored tobacco products. The law is being repealed before it took effect.