Preserve Iowa Tax Cap

Preserve Iowa Tax Cap

Iowa Representative Mary Mascher is sponsoring HF 733, which would dramatically increase the taxes on premium cigars, and remove the current $0.50 tax cap, that works to support local Iowa small businesses. The bill would cause the tax on cigars to go from 50% to...
Oppose Characterizing Flavors Bill in Indiana

Oppose Characterizing Flavors Bill in Indiana

Indiana HB 1379, as introduced, will have a sweeping ban on all tobacco products that have a so-called ‘characterizing flavors’. The language in this bill could be implemented to reduce or remove many premium cigars due to the notes of flavors people get from premium...
Oppose Massive Tax Hike In New Mexico

Oppose Massive Tax Hike In New Mexico

New Mexico Representative Joanne Ferrary is sponsoring HB 33, which would dramatically increase the taxes on premium cigars, and remove the current $0.50 tax cap, that works to support local New Mexico small businesses. The bill would cause the tax on cigars to go...
SUPPORT DELAWARE S.B. 131

SUPPORT DELAWARE S.B. 131

This Act lowers the tax rate for premium cigars from 30% to 15% of the wholesale price so that Delaware’s tax rate is consistent with the tax rates for premium cigars in surrounding states. The tax rate in Maryland is 15% and there is no tax on premium cigars in...
Oppose Characterizing Flavors Bill in Indiana

Oppose Local Authority Legislation in Florida

Once again, legislation has been introduced in the Florida legislature that would allow local governments to regulate where you can enjoy a premium handmade cigar. Such legislation would allow for an inconsistent, cumbersome and confusing map of regulations that could...