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Cigar Legislation: Oakwood, OH Bans Smoking On City Property

On Monday the city council for Oakwood, OH passed a smoking ban for all city property.  The new ordinance will encompass all city owned property including parks.  This new ordinance comes after complaints from residents near parks and is the first of its kind in Montgomery County. Oakwood is located in the western part of Ohio, near Kettering and Dayton and has a population of about 10,000. Tweet This Post

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Cigar Legislation: San Mateo County

San Mateo County, California Board of Supervisors has recently voted 4-1 to ban smoking in all areas in and around condominiums and apartments. Owners of buildings will now be required to post no smoking signs around properties, residents will be required at least 30 feet away from all buildings when smoking; this includes no smoking on balconies or patios. The supervisors also voted unanimously to include electronic devices under the definition of tobacco and smoking products. The new ordinance which will take effect in approximately30 days will only include unincorporated…

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Legislative News: Healdsberg, CA Hikes Purchase Age

  Monday the city of Healdsburg, CA, located in California wine countries Sonoma County, became the first city in the state to raise the legal tobacco purchase age to 21.  The new ordinance, which will go into effect in December, with a 4-1 vote even after the lone against voter, Councilman Gary Plass, warned that the city could open themselves up to lawsuits from the tobacco industry and retailers alike.  Though 18 is legally an adult and able to serve in the military and vote, they council passed the ordinance…

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Cigar Legislation : Public Health Proposal Considers Mandatory ‘Smokers License’

Article taken in full from here – Although only about cigarettes right now – what do you all think about this proposed license? WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – A public health proposal suggests that tobacco smokers should be required to apply and pay for a “smoker’s license” in order to continue buying cigarettes. In this week’s PLOS Medicine medical journal, two leading tobacco control advocates debate the merits of the smoker’s license. Simon Chapman, a professor at the University of Sydney, proposes that users would have to apply and pay for…

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Cigar Legislation : ‘Operation Cigar Liberty’ Continues Its March Forward: CRA Releases List Of Those That Ought To Be On H.R. 1639

‘Operation Cigar Liberty’ Continues Its March Forward: CRA Releases List Of Those That Ought To Be On H.R. 1639 We are at a crucial juncture for the legislation to protect premium cigars from the heavy hand of the legion of bureaucrats at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration that want to change (and not for the better) the world of cigars, forever. The following represents a list of 96 key Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from 36 states that we hope CRA’s national membership will call and email,…

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