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West Virginia Legislators Propose Quadrupling Tobacco Tax

As part of a proposal to phase out the state’s business and inventory tax, legislators in West Virginia have introduced a bill that would raise...
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Oklahoma Senate Committee Advances Minimum Tobacco Age Increase

The Oklahoma Senate Health and Human Services Committee has passed a bill that would increase the minimum age to possess tobacco to 21 and introduce...
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Hampton, Ga. Bans Smoking in Parks

Forget about heading to a local park in Hampton, Ga. to enjoy a cigar, as the city has passed a ban on smoking within city-owned...
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Roswell, Ga. Could Get Newly Licensed Cigar Lounges

A new crop of cigar lounges could be coming to the Atlanta suburb of Roswell after the city council approved the first reading of an...
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Wyoming Tobacco Tax Hike Fails

Once again, an effort in Wyoming to increase the taxes charged on cigars and other tobacco products has failed. H.B. 0205 would have increased the...
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Winfield, Ind. Bans Smoking in Public Spaces

A new smoking ban will be coming to the town of Winfield after the town council unanimously approved an ordinance at its meeting on Tuesday....
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Kansas Bill Would Increase Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21, Ban Flavored Vapes

A new bill in Kansas would increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21, ban flavored vapes and increase fines for retailers caught...
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Pennsylvania Bill Would Ban Smoking in Cigar Stores, Bars, Casinos & More

A bill in Pennsylvania could end smoking in businesses across the state including cigar stores, cigar bars, casinos, bars, private clubs and outdoor spaces. H.B....
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Idaho Legislature to Consider Tobacco 21 Bill

To bring state law into compliance with a recently enacted law raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old, the Idaho Legislature will...
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Waterloo, Iowa Bans Smoking in Parks

Citing a drastic increase in the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices, the Waterloo Leisure Services Commission has enacted a ban on the use...
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Kentucky Tobacco Tax Increase Proposal Clears House Committee

The Kentucky House Budget Committee has passed a bill that would nearly double the state’s taxes on cigars. H.B. 32 would increase the tax on...
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