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Bloomington, Minn. To Ban Flavored Tobacco Sales, Limit Tobacco Retailer Licenses

The Bloomington City Council has voted in favor of an ordinance that will both ban the sale of flavored tobacco products and limit the number…

North Dakota Senate Defeats Cigar Lounge Bill

The North Dakota Senate has snuffed out the hopes of cigar smokers looking to see cigar bars and lounges open in the state, as the…

North Dakota House of Representatives Approves Bill Allowing Cigar Bars & Lounges

A bill in the North Dakota legislature seeking to allow cigar bars and lounges to open in the state has cleared its first major hurdle,…

West Hollywood, Calif. Advances Ban on the Sale of Flavored Tobacco

At its meeting this week, the West Hollywood City Council voted 4-1 in favor of an ordinance that will prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco…

Hawaii Legislators Introduce Bills to Ban Flavored Tobacco Products, Require In-Person Sales

A group of legislators in Hawaii have introduced a pair of bills that seek to further curtail tobacco use by banning the sale of flavored…

Beverly Hills, Calif.’s Tobacco Sales Ban Now In Effect, Cigar Lounges Remain Exempt

One of the most restrictive pieces of anti-tobacco legislation in the country has gone into effect, as retailers in Beverly Hills are now prohibited from…

California Sued Over Ban on Flavored Tobacco Sales

A group of manufacturers and retailers of flavored tobacco and vaping products aren’t going down without a fight when it comes to being able to…

Colorado’s Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill

Colorado is the latest state to change its laws to make 21 the minimum age to purchase tobacco products, as Gov. Jared Polis signed HB20-1001 into…

Mississippi Raising Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21-Years-Old

The list of states that have formally raised the tobacco purchasing age to 21-years-old continues to grow with Mississippi becoming the latest to change its…

Colorado Senate Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Colorado appears to be the next state in line to revise its tobacco purchasing age, as today the state Senate approved HB20-1001, which revises the…

New Mexico Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

Effective Jan. 1, 2021, the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the state of New Mexico will be 21. Yesterday, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham…