S.1461 - Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2011

A bill 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 (2)

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  • Official: A bill 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.

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Bill Nelson

D-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 S.1461

  • Cigar Rights of America
  • International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association
  • Cigar Association of Virginia
  • The Humidour Cigar Shoppe
  • Cigars International
  • Kauai Cigar Company
  • ...and 3 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing S.1461

  • American Dental Association
  • Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
  • American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
  • American Heart Association
  • American Lung Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • ...and 34 more. See all.


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