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Ohio Judge Says Cities Can Ban Flavored Tobacco Products

The judge ruled that Ohio’s recently-passed ban on city’s banning flavored tobacco products is unconstitutional. The state is expected to appeal.

Biden Administration Delays Planned Menthol Cigarette Ban

The menthol delay almost certainly means that a proposed ban on flavored cigarettes is also indefinitely delayed.

Ohio’s Flavored Tobacco Sales Ban Paused by Injunction

Cities can once again ban the sale of flavored tobacco products, though the matter is far from resolved.

14 Cities File Lawsuit Against Ohio’s New Tobacco Preemption Law

Ohio’s new state law prevents cities and counties from enacting tobacco laws of their own, like banning the sales of flavored tobacco products. The plaintiffs claim the ban violates the state’s constitution and would harm public health.

Vermont Governor Vetoes Flavored Tobacco Sales Ban

Gov. Phil Scott said that he struggled with whether to sign the law, but felt that it was inconsistent to ban the sales of flavored tobacco products and flavored e-liquids when products like marijuana edibles are legal.

FDA Sued Over Menthol Cigarette Ban Delay

FDA is once again getting sued for not banning tobacco products quickly enough. Of note, technically, this lawsuit only applies to the menthol cigarette ban and not the flavored cigar ban.

Vermont House of Representatives Passes Flavored Tobacco Ban (Update)

The proposed ban, which has been debated for the past six years, took a step forward this week.

Colorado Bill Allowing Counties to Ban Flavored Tobacco Product Sales Fails

The latest attempt to modify the state’s laws about who can set tobacco sales rules comes up short.

Colorado Senate Passes Bill Allowing Counties to Ban Flavored Tobacco Products

The bill has cleared the Colorado Senate and seemingly will be supported by Gov. Jared Polis. It now moves onto the Colorado House of Representatives.

California Bill Seeks to Create Registered List of Allowed Tobacco Products

The bill is sponsored by the state Attorney General and would give that official the power to fine those who sell unauthorized products.