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Virginia a Signature Away From Becoming a Tobacco 21 State

In January, Virginia legislatures proposed a bill that would raise the minimum age to buy, sell or posses tobacco from 18 to 21. Now HB 2748 is one step away from becoming law. The bill first passed a Senate vote on Jan 29th with a vote of 32-8. On February 5th, the house voted 67-31 with one abstention to pass the measure as well. The bill is now on its way to the desk Democrat […]

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Virginia Legislator Proposes Raising Purchase Age to 21 *Updated 1/30*

In the state of Virginia Del. Chris Stolle, R-Virginia Beach has introduced a bill to ban the sale of all tobacco and nicotine products to anyone under the age of 21. The state of Virginia is major tobacco producer but it is also the home of Altria who has endorsed a national standard of 21. The bill has also gotten the support of Speaker of the House Kirk Cox, R-Colonial Heights. House Bill No. 2748 […]

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Cigar Rights of America Issues Legislative Update

The beginning of the New Year marks the opening of state capitols across the nation, as legislative bodies begin their deliberations for 2017. We are only in the opening days of January 2017, and already there are cigar related bills, both positive and negative, in almost a dozen states.  CRA will work to keep you informed of legislation that we need to either support or defeat over the course of the coming weeks and months. With […]

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Legislation Week In Review Vol. 8

Each week we share some of the news that comes across our desk about upcoming legislation.. This week we have stories from Alaska, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Romania and Singapore. Alaska – The Alaska Senate is once again considering a bill to prohibit smoking in bars, restaurants and public places across Alaska according to Louisiana – An ordinance that would ban smoking in Baton Rouge’s casinos and bars is to the Metro Council according to […]

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News | Second Room 101 Ichiban Installment Heading to Virginia

ROOM 101 ICHIBAN EXCLUSIVE HEADED TO CIGAR REALM IN ASHLAND, VA LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 12th, 2015 – Room101, the Los Angeles based luxury lifestyle brand owned by Matt Booth, is proud to announce its second release of the bespoke retailer exclusive series, the new Room101 Ichiban Roxxo. The second of the Ichiban Series, a 48 x 4, is headed to Cigar Realm in Ashland, VA and will be available for sale on April […]

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