Federal tobacco tax hike will do more harm than good | Columns

The current congressional Democrat-led spending program could be a truly transformational achievement, solving many systemic and short-term issues facing the American people. However, many of the benefits of this bill could be entirely thwarted if lawmakers included a provision called the Tobacco Tax Fairness Act. This bill, first introduced last Continue Reading

US FDA blocks sale of 55,000 flavored e-cigarette products

(CNN) – The United States Food and Drug Administration on Thursday blocked the sale of more than 55,000 flavored e-cigarette products, its first ban on e-cigarette products since it began requiring manufacturers to apply for a pre-screening. marketed last September. The FDA has issued denial-of-market orders for Electronic Nicotine Delivery Continue Reading

Albemarle plans to join regional council to pass local tax on cigarettes | Local government

If approved, localities are still expected to pass local cigarette tax ordinances before regional council collection begins in January. According to TJPDC’s estimates, one-time costs for the council would be around $ 212,650 for technology and equipment, a vehicle for the application, a reserve and other start-up costs, which would Continue Reading

Congress Should Protect Small Marijuana Businesses From Large Tobacco Acquisitions, Colorado Attorney General Says

Applications are now open for companies interested in becoming New Mexico State Licensed Legal Marijuana Producers. A day after the state released final rules for cannabis producers, the Cannabis Control Division announced on Wednesday that interested parties can now use an online application portal to initiate the process. “We are Continue Reading