Regulations

Report: FDA’s Flavored Cigar Ban Could Cost Retailers $4 Billion

In addition to the nearly $4 billion in lost retail sales, governments around the country would lose a combined $750 million in tax revenue.

Indiana Bill Would Ban Flavored Tobacco, Vaping Sales

Rep. Carolyn Jackson, D-Hammond, has once again proposed a bill that would ban the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine products in Indiana. Jackson recently introduced…

Senators Reintroducing Bill to Exempt Premium Cigars from FDA Regulation

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is once again introducing a bill that would exempt premium and traditional cigars from FDA regulation.

Oregon Legislature to Consider Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

Just weeks after California’s flavored tobacco ban went into effect, it’s neighbor to the north will consider a ban of its own during the upcoming legislative session.

Bill Seeks to Ban Sale of Flavored Tobacco, Vape Products in New Mexico

If passed, New Mexico would become the third state with a ban on flavored tobacco sales.

Waco, Texas Overturns Ban on New Cigar, Hookah Lounges

Previously, a cigar store that opened after July 2015 could not allow smoking inside the store.

Wyoming Premium Cigar Tax Cap Clears Committee

The bill would cap taxes on “premium cigars” at no more than 30 cents per cigar. If passed, it would likely save consumers on purchases of any cigar that costs more than $3.

Smoking Now Allowed in House Side of Congress

While you may not be able to smoke in your office, your local member of Congress can.

New York Governor Calls for Flavored Tobacco Ban, Cigarette Tax Hike

It’s unclear whether Gov. Hochul also wants to increase the taxes on cigars.