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House Passes $1.4 Trillion Spending Bill, Includes Federal Tobacco 21 Law

The United States is one step closer to making it illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to purchase tobacco products. On Tuesday, the...
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Report: Congress Likely to Increase Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco to 21

The United States Congress is poised to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21. According to a report from Politico, the increase is set...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Premium Cigars Removed From Proposed Federal Tobacco Tax

A proposed change to how tobacco products are taxed appears to be moving forward without any changes to how cigars are taxed at the federal...
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Aderholt Introduces Bill Increasing Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21 in Congress

While the Tobacco 21 movement has been spreading across the country, an Alabama congressman is looking to make the change nationwide. On Thursday, Rep. Robert...
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New House Bill Introduced to Exempt Premium Cigars from FDA Regulation

Over three months after a bill was first reintroduced in the Senate, a bill has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would...
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Bill Introduced in Congress Would Ban Internet Cigar & E-Cigarette Sales, Flavored Tobacco

A new bill introduced in Congress would drastically change the U.S. federal government’s laws regarding tobacco products, most notably, banning the sale of cigars online...
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33 Congressmen Urge OMB to Delay Warning Label Requirement, ANPRM Deadline to September

Last week, 33 members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged Mick Mulvaney, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to...
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