H.R.1639 - Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2011

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the Food and Drug Administration's jurisdiction over certain tobacco products, and to protect jobs and small businesses involved in the sale, manufacturing and distribution of traditional and premium cigars. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the Food and Drug Administration's jurisdiction over certain tobacco products, and to protect jobs and small businesses involved in the sale, manufacturing and distribution of traditional and premium cigars. as introduced.
  • Short: Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Official: Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Bill Posey

R-FL

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Official Summary

Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2011 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exempt traditional large and premium cigars from regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and from user fees assessed on tobacco products by the FDA.

Organizations Supporting H.R.1639

  • Cigar Rights of America
  • International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association
  • Cigar Association of Virginia
  • Cigars International
  • Famous Smoke Shop
  • Hawaii Cigar Association
  • ...and 3 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing H.R.1639

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • American Academy of Oral Medicine
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology
  • ...and 34 more. See all.


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