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Trump’s Budget Says FDA Shouldn’t Regulate Tobacco, Calls for New Agency

President Donald Trump’s proposed FY 2021 budget calls for a new agency to regulate tobacco products, removing that control from the U.S. Food & Drug...
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Myrtle Beach, S.C. Smoking Ban Proposed

Smoking could be banned at the beaches of Myrtle Beach. Councilwoman Jackie Hatley has proposed a new law that would ban smoking at all city-owned...
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Salida, Colo. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age, Requires Retail Licenses, Defeats Flavored Tobacco Ban

At its meeting on Tuesday, the Salida City Council had a three-pronged anti-tobacco ordinance on its agenda that sought an increase of the minimum age...
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Belgium Banning Tobacco Advertising in 2021

Belgium has banned certain forms of tobacco advertising next year. The country has already banned tobacco advertising in many public areas, but it is still...
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North Kingstown, R.I. Bans Tobacco Use in Parks

The town of North Kingstown has approved a ban on the use of all tobacco products in town-owned recreation areas, such as parks, beaches and...
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Court Rules FDA Cigar Warning Labels are Illegal

Warning labels will not be coming to premium cigars. Earlier today, U.S. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta ruled in favor of the premium cigar...
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Hawaii Legislators Propose Raising Tobacco Purchasing Age to 25

Just as the ink on a federal increase to the tobacco purchasing age has dried, a pair of legislators in Hawaii have introduced a bill to...
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South Dakota Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill Clears House Committee

The South Dakota House Health and Human Services Committee has passed a bill that would increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18...
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Hibbing, Minn. Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Cities and states around the country are diligently working to bring their own minimum tobacco purchasing ages in line with a federal increase passed in...
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Indiana Senate Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Indiana’s Senate has passed a bill that would increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco and products from 18 to 21-years-old. S.B. 1 also triples...
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Kentucky Senate Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill

The Kentucky State Senate has approved a bill that would raise the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes to 21-years-old, officially bringing it...
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