Updates From CRA

FLORIDA OUTDOOR SMOKING BAN BILL ADVANCES IT HAS TO BE STOPPED – NOW. The Florida Senate Regulated Industries Committee, by a unanimous 10-0 vote, advanced SB 258 that will allow Florida local governments to enact their own outdoor smoking restrictions. It must be stopped. Now. There are 410 incorporated municipalities in Florida, with 283 cities within 67 counties. The thought of creating such a quilt of ordinances and regulations on the cigar consumers and tourists of Florida, is mind boggling. This is nothing more than nanny-state pandering to a collection…

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A Message From CRA

Approaching dusk on December 21, as much of Washington, DC was leaving town in preparation for the Christmas holiday, there was indeed some work being done – but not the type of work that benefits America’s cigar consumers, retail tobacconists, nor the manufacturers of this passion we share. Around 3:00 p.m. that afternoon, a new round of regulations, through what is known as the Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions, was released by the Obama Administration. Tweet This Post

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