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Senate Bill Would Dramatically Increase Taxes on Cigars, Other Tobacco Products

A bill aimed at reducing maternal mortality introduced last month in the U.S. Senate would dramatically increase the federal excise taxes paid on tobacco products,…

FDA: Not Enforcing Tobacco 21 Yet

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has clarified its position on a new federal that bans those under 21-years-old from purchasing tobacco products. While…

PCA & Others Seek Clarification on Federal Tobacco 21 Age Increase Implementation

The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) and other trade groups have asked the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to clarify the implementation of the new…

La Palina Goldie Churchill

There are a handful of cigars that only need one word to describe them: Opus, Añejo, Monster, and for many cigar smokers, Goldie. While the…

U.S. Senate Approves Spending Bill With Federal Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

The United States is one step away from banning tobacco sales to anyone under the age of 21. On Thursday, the U.S. Senate approved a…

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…

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…

U.S. Announces New Travel Restrictions to Cuba, Bans People-to-People Trips

The U.S. State Department announced today that it would ban licenses for group people-to-people and educational travel, putting an end to two of the more…

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…

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…

Senators Introduce Bill to Raise American Smoking Age to 21

Eleven Senators have introduced a bill that would raise the federal minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21 in the United States. The Tobacco…