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Internet and Mail-Order Cigar Sales Banned in Maryland

Internet and Mail-Order Cigar Sales Banned in Maryland

Buying cigars via mail order or over the Internet is now against the law in Maryland.

May 16, 2011
Bill Would Prevent FDA Cigar Regulation

Bill Would Prevent FDA Cigar Regulation

The Cigar Rights of America recently announced it has worked with lawmakers to help introduce a first-of-its-kind bipartisan bill that would, if passed, protect premium cigars …

May 6, 2011
California Tobacco Shop Smoking Ban Passes Vote

California Tobacco Shop Smoking Ban Passes Vote

A California senate committee voted on Wednesday to pass a bill that expands the prohibition on workplace smoking to include retail tobacco shops.

April 15, 2011
New York Rejects Cigar Tax Cap

New York Rejects Cigar Tax Cap

After much debate, New York State lawmakers finally passed a $132.5 billion budget last week, but not before throwing out a tax proposal that sought to give some relief to …

April 4, 2011
Maryland Cigar Tax Bill Likely Dead

Maryland Cigar Tax Bill Likely Dead

A tobacco tax bill that would have raised the cigar tax in Maryland to 95 percent of the wholesale price appears to be dead after a Senate committee voted to mark the bill as …

March 24, 2011
California Ban Includes Tobacco Shop Smoking

California Ban Includes Tobacco Shop Smoking

The Cigar Rights of America is calling upon members to help fight a California Senate bill that, in an effort to tighten up the state's stict Smoke-Free Workplace law, includes a …

March 18, 2011
Honduras Ban Takes Aim at Home Smokers

Honduras Ban Takes Aim at Home Smokers

The new smoking ban that took effect Monday in Honduras not only prohibits smoking in most public places, but also allows individuals to report smokers who light up inside homes …

February 24, 2011
Washington Eyes Creating Smoking Licenses

Washington Eyes Creating Smoking Licenses

Two separate bills recently introduced by Washington state lawmakers would, if passed, grant cigar enthusiasts the right to once again smoke inside tobacco shops and cigar lounges.

February 16, 2011
Outdoor Smoking Banned in New York City

Outdoor Smoking Banned in New York City

Smoking your cigar in a public park or beach in New York City has just been banned.

February 2, 2011