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Manhattan, Kan. Approves Exemption to Allow Smoking in Cigar Shops

Cigar lounges could soon be able to allow their customers to light up inside.

Kentucky Bill Would Allow Cities & Counties to Enact Stricter Tobacco Laws

A new bill proposed in Kentucky would allow for local governments such as cities or counties to enact additional, stricter laws than Kentucky’s own state…

Washington, D.C. Will Require COVID-19 Vaccines to Enter Cigar Bars

Effective Saturday, Jan. 15, if you would like to enter a cigar bar in Washington, D.C., you must show proof of vaccination. Mayor Muriel Bowser…

Denver Restricting Flavored Tobacco Products in 2023, Cigar Shops Exempt

Earlier tonight, the Denver City Council approved a ban on most flavored tobacco products. It will take effect on July 1, 2023 and, most importantly…

Washington County, Ore. Considering Flavored Tobacco Ban

Oregon’s second-most populous county appears headed towards banning the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products. Yesterday, the Washington County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2…

Louisville, Ky. Council Votes Against Cigar Bars

Cigar bars will remain banned in Louisville, Ky. Yesterday, the Lousiville Metro Council voted 11-15 on a cigar bar ordinance. Because the measure failed to…

Augusta, Ga. Changes Law to Allow for Cigar Bars

Cigar bars are becoming legal in Augusta, Ga. Yesterday, the Augusta Commission voted 8-2 in favor of modifying the city’s smoke-free ordinance to allow for…

New Hampshire Cigar Bars Will be Allowed to Serve Food

A bit of cigar legislation was included in a recent signing of bills by New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu, as the executive gave his approval…

Bloomington, Minn. To Ban Flavored Tobacco Sales, Limit Tobacco Retailer Licenses

The Bloomington City Council has voted in favor of an ordinance that will both ban the sale of flavored tobacco products and limit the number…

South Carolina House Passes Bill Restricting Local Tobacco Laws

Earlier today, the South Carolina House of Representatives passed a law that would restrict local governments from enforcing stricter tobacco laws including the banning of…

North Dakota Senate Defeats Cigar Lounge Bill

The North Dakota Senate has snuffed out the hopes of cigar smokers looking to see cigar bars and lounges open in the state, as the…