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28 Jan Nebraska: Contact the Legislature Today!

Legislative Bill 118, introduced by Senator Tyson Larson, creates a limited exemption to the Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act to allow for smoking in cigar shops. This legislation is expected to receive a vote as early as early as next week. LB 118 is critical to protect the true...

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26 Jan This Week in the States

Please utilize the resources below to stay informed about legislative activities in your state: Legislative Activity from January 17-23 State Carryover Procedures Partisan Splits Bill Introduction Deadlines 2015 Session Calendar (Updated)   For the week of January 26, 2015, the following state legislatures are actively meeting: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut,...

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26 Jan Nebraska: Committee Hears Bill to Fix Smoking Ban

Today the General Affairs Committee held the first hearing on Legislative Bill 118. Introduced by Senator Tyson Larson, this legislation would create a limited exemption to the Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act to allow for smoking in cigar shops. The passage of this legislation is...

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22 Jan New Orleans: Critical Amendments Protect IPCPR Tradeshow

Today the New Orleans City Council voted on the proposed smoking ban ordinance, introduced by Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell. This legislation passed unanimously with favorable amendments. As amended, the legislation will not impact the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailer Association's (IPCPR) local members or our...

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20 Jan New Orleans: Contact the City Council Today!

A final vote on the proposed smoking ban ordinance in New Orleans could take place as early as this Thursday. Given that IPCPR’s 83rd Annual Convention & International Trade Show is scheduled to take place in New Orleans this year, your feedback on the potential...

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19 Jan This Week in the States

Please utilize the resources below to stay informed about legislative activities in your state: Legislative Activity from January 10-16 State Carryover Procedures (New Resource) Partisan Splits (Updated) Bill Introduction Deadlines 2015 Session Calendar   For the week of January 19, 2015, the following state legislatures are actively meeting: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut,...

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16 Jan New Orleans: The City Council Needs to Hear From You

As you know, IPCPR’s 83rd Annual Convention & International Trade Show is scheduled to take place in New Orleans this year. The New Orleans City Council is currently seeking public feedback on legislation that would prohibit smoking in most businesses and public spaces across the...

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13 Jan Louisiana: NOLA Smoking Ban Town Hall Tomorrow

Tomorrow members of the New Orleans City Council will hold a public town hall meeting to discuss proposed smoking ban legislation that would prohibit smoking in most businesses and public spaces across the City. The Council could have a final vote on this ordinance as early...

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12 Jan This Week in the States

Weekly Report: January 12, 2015   Dear IPCPR Member:   The IPCPR state affairs team and affiliated state associations represent the interests of retail tobacconists in state capitals across the country. This year the premium tobacco industry will face many challenges on the state level. The IPCPR team will continue...

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