North Dakota Senate Passes Cigar Lounge Bill

Because the bill was amended, it now heads back to the House for approval.

Senators Introduce Bill to Prevent Tobacco & Vaping Companies From Deducting Advertising Expenses

The bill would certainly impact websites like halfwheel and cigar magazines, but it also could affect cigar retailers including those that don’t have online storefronts or catalogs.

Nevada Bill Aims to Outlaw Cigarettes by 2030

It doesn’t seem like this bill does anything to change how cigars, even flavored cigars, are sold or consumed in Nevada.

Alaska Tobacco 21 Bill Would Restrict Internet Tobacco Sales, Increase Vaping Taxes

Last year, Gov. Mike Dunleavy vetoed a very similar bill, but Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, has a new bill with different language.

Connecticut Could Allow New Cigar Bars to Open

A nearly 20-year-old law could be amended to allow for cigar bars to open in the state.

North Dakota Legislature Rejects Ban on Cigar Shipments

The bill would have prohibited all remote sales of tobacco products to addresses in North Dakota.

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.

HHS Inspector General Critical of FDA’s Regulation of Online Tobacco Retailers

The report indicated that FDA issued warning letters to 899 online retailers from 2010-2020 but “took no enforcement actions.”