Flavored Cigars

House of Representatives Passes Sweeping Anti-Tobacco Bills, Cigars Exempt from Some Regulations

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a major anti-tobacco bill, one that if enacted would change the fabric of the cigar industry. Earlier today,…

Eight Things: FDA’s Planned Ban on Flavored Vaping Pods & Premium Cigars Being the “Lowest Priority”

Earlier today, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration unveiled draft guidance that would effectively lead to a ban on flavored vaping and e-cigarette pods/cartridges. In…

FDA: Premium Cigars Are Our Lowest Priority

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced plans to more aggressively regulate e-cigarettes and vaping products, specifically flavored pods or cartridges. At the…

Graded: Ten Questions for 2019

It’s in the mid-50s, the skies are gray and the space heater is fired up on the balcony, which means only one thing: it’s time…

House Committee Exempts $12+ Cigars from FDA’s Substantial Equivalence, Most New Anti-Tobacco Regulations

And finally some good news. Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Health passed H.R. 2339, the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of…

Understanding H.R. 2339: A Doomsday Scenario for the Cigar Industry That Probably Won’t Happen

Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Health passed H.R. 2339, the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019. The bill includes…

House Subcommittee Passes Bill Banning Online Sales of Tobacco Products, Flavored Tobacco, Increase Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

One of the strongest federal anti-tobacco bills proposed in recent memory passed its first hurdle earlier today. The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Health…

Illinois Flavored Tobacco Ban Bill Filed

A bill has been introduced that would ban the sale of flavored tobacco products and flavored vaping products in the state of Illinois. Rep. Deb…

Aspen, Colo. Bans Flavored Tobacco Products

Effective Jan. 1, 2020 all flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and e-cigarettes will be banned in Aspen, Colo. The Aspen City Council voted 3-2…

California Flavored Tobacco Ban Dies in Senate

Last week, California’s flavored tobacco ban was moving forward, now the bill is dead. State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-13, announced that he had withdrawn S.B….

California Flavored Tobacco Ban Bill Moves Forward

A bill seeking to ban flavored tobacco in California is moving forward. Last week, S.B. 38 was passed 4-2 by the California Senate Appropriations Committee…