Mitch McConnell

McConnell & Kaine’s Tobacco Free Youth Act Clears First Senate Hurdle

A bill from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, has cleared its first hurdle in its goal of making 21-years-old...
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McConnell, Kaine Introduce Bill to Increase Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21; No Military Exemption

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Tim Kaine, D-Va., have introduced a bill that would increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21 on the federal level. Last month, McConnel, the Senate Majority Leader, announced that he would introduce a bill on the matter this month. Interestingly, McConnell’s bill is a clean bill, containing […]
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Sen. Mitch McConnell Will Introduce Bill to Increase Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco to 21

Next month, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will introduce a bill that will seek to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from...
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News: Senate Moves Closer to FDA Regulation of Cigars

In the same week that saw a joint CRA/IPCPR petition reach its 25,000 signature goal, cigar smokers got some very bad news regarding efforts to...
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Weekly News (January 16, 2012)

Editor’s Note: So those eighteen posts were what could be described as the first normal week at halfwheel. I am happy to announced that we...
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Press Release: Senator Mitch McConnell Participates in Cigar Industry Roundtable

January 13, 2012 — On January 10, the Republican Senate Leader, Mitch McConnell, participated in a cigar industry roundtable at the J.C. Newman Factory in...
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