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The End Of Cigars We We Know Them? (Pending FDA Ban -- act now to oppose!)
famous-smoke.com ^ | 10/18/11

Posted on 10/18/2011 5:05:42 PM PDT by martin_fierro

PER WEBSITE:

FDA regulations will force manufacturers to spend upwards of six-figures just to get new a blend approved. Your favorite boutique cigar brands will wither and die, leaving only the largest manufacturers to introduce a new blend or two per year.

Don't expect to sample those new blends, either: free samples will be illegal, as well as cigar events. And even if you're brave enough to buy a box sight unseen, the FDA is likely to mandate near-zero levels of nicotine. How do you suppose THAT cigar will taste?

Surely the Founding Fathers are spinning in their graves! When a government acts against its citizens' interests, it's time to make your voice heard. Urge your Senator and Representative to support the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act today, and stop the FDA from



TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Hobbies
KEYWORDS: cigars; fda
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1 posted on 10/18/2011 5:05:49 PM PDT by martin_fierro
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2 posted on 10/18/2011 5:07:28 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: martin_fierro

What exactly is a flavored cigar? Those should be banned just on principle.


3 posted on 10/18/2011 5:16:20 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (I am a Cainiac)
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To: martin_fierro

Please tell me this is a joke.............even if it’s not.


4 posted on 10/18/2011 5:16:43 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: martin_fierro

To serve protect and defend the constitution which has absolutely nothing in it about a nanny state. Yes folks, these are the individuals our Universities are producing - Mark Levin


5 posted on 10/18/2011 5:16:58 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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To: martin_fierro

I was a big cigar fan, till I started Vaping. Much better tasting, and no nitrosamines. I tried to smoke a cigar last week, and I couldn’t handle it.

Anyway, I know some will only want the real deal anyway, but that’s been my experience, thought I’d share.

I admit to loving the light up process and puffing it to get it going, but that is mostly my obsession w/fire I think :)


6 posted on 10/18/2011 5:18:20 PM PDT by Aqua225 (Realist)
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To: martin_fierro

I’ve never smoked so much as a single cigar or cigarette in my life, and I find this anti-smoking hysteria to be absurd.


7 posted on 10/18/2011 5:23:08 PM PDT by Guy Gardner
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To: EQAndyBuzz
"What exactly is a flavored cigar? Those should be banned just on principle."

You've obviously neverhad a good Drew Estate cigar. The tobaccos are aged in various spices, and result in some very unique, distinctive sticks.

8 posted on 10/18/2011 5:23:34 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: martin_fierro
stop the FDA from....Defacing cigar boxes with grotesque images

Margaret Hamburg's image?

9 posted on 10/18/2011 5:25:52 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Joe 6-pack; EQAndyBuzz
I had an "ACID" the other day.....

Was pretty good actually....I'd buy one again.

10 posted on 10/18/2011 5:28:08 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum)
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To: Aqua225

“Vaping”?


11 posted on 10/18/2011 5:31:30 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum)
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To: Osage Orange

Electronic cigarettes. You don’t smoke them, you “vape” them. It’s basically water vapor with nicotine in it. Hence, “to vape.”


12 posted on 10/18/2011 5:34:21 PM PDT by kevao
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Acid Kuba Kuba for one ...


13 posted on 10/18/2011 5:36:00 PM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: martin_fierro

Done.


14 posted on 10/18/2011 5:42:09 PM PDT by El Sordo (The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.)
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To: kevao

My wife has graduated to nicotine-free vapors.

She tried to quit smoking for 35 years, nothing worked.
The electric cigarettes helped her to stop almost immediately.

Good stuff.


15 posted on 10/18/2011 5:42:15 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: martin_fierro

Federal Government - destroying business since 2008.


16 posted on 10/18/2011 5:42:25 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Joe 6-pack

if you smoke Drew Estate Acid cigars you’re....

...man, whatever, those things are fem and nasty.


17 posted on 10/18/2011 5:44:14 PM PDT by Hammerhead
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To: Joe 6-pack

Drew Estate..... yes sir! Big fan. I fervently hope the FDA does not attack cigars. I expect they will, since that’s what government does... attack freedom and private property. You never know, Obama’s fighting for his life. If he was smart, he’d have his bureaucrats scale back on this type of foolishness.


18 posted on 10/18/2011 5:45:59 PM PDT by Big E
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To: Bratch

Electronic cigarettes saved my life. I haven’t had an “analog” cigarette in over two years.


19 posted on 10/18/2011 5:46:57 PM PDT by kevao
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To: martin_fierro

And our inillustrious Congress is doing what, exactly?


20 posted on 10/18/2011 5:49:51 PM PDT by onedoug (lf)
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To: onedoug

Trying to suck all the fun, pleasure and joys from our lives.


21 posted on 10/18/2011 5:58:30 PM PDT by Trillian
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To: martin_fierro

Done!


22 posted on 10/18/2011 6:12:21 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: martin_fierro

I can proudly say that both of my Senators (Rubio/nelson) and my Rep. Sandy Adams from Florida support the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act !!


23 posted on 10/18/2011 6:24:37 PM PDT by mcmuffin ("Wanting your country back is not the same thing as working to take it back." JB Williams, Patriot U)
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To: Joe 6-pack

As an avid lover of premium cigars I do enjoy an Acid every now and then. Especially in the tins as a quick smoke at a bar(outdoor of course). My all time favorite is a Cuban MonteChristo #2...followed by many, many others. Mostly all non-Cuban. I just might start shooting if they take them away...


24 posted on 10/18/2011 6:29:55 PM PDT by BreezyDog (PLAN A: A Peaceful Restoration of the Republic.....PLAN B: A Restoration of the Republic)
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25 posted on 10/18/2011 7:08:20 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: bamahead

26 posted on 10/18/2011 7:13:55 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: bamahead

In Calabasas California, you aren’t allowed to smoke IN YOUR OWN FRIGGIN APARTMENT !!!!


27 posted on 10/18/2011 7:21:10 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: bamahead

I get any cigar I want out of Malaysia....at 1/3rd the cost : )


28 posted on 10/18/2011 7:31:34 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Sadly, those types of laws are popping up everywhere.

Pretty soon you won’t be able to cook in your own apartment because it also produces smoke...and if you like frying up some burgers or broiling a steak...tough noogies if you’re neighbor is a militant PETA vegan.


29 posted on 10/18/2011 7:39:59 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: martin_fierro

Is there a bill on this or is it worded in some FDA paperwork?

I’m not seeing a bill to fight on the link.


30 posted on 10/18/2011 8:31:31 PM PDT by libertarian27 (Agenda21: Dept. of Life, Dept. of Liberty and the Dept. of Happiness)
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To: libertarian27

That’s been the problem with the EPA lately. They’ve decided they don’t need bills. Just Executive Orders and edicts they can issue and enforce themselves.


31 posted on 10/18/2011 9:19:26 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
I get any cigar I want out of Malaysia....at 1/3rd the cost : )

Do you have to go to Malaysia to get them?

32 posted on 10/18/2011 10:35:43 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: stephenjohnbanker

“I get any cigar I want out of Malaysia....at 1/3rd the cost : )”

Nice work on not supporting your local small family owned businesses. It’s not like small business is the majority of businesses in “our” country. And I say “our” because I am not sure to include you with us.

I could argue with you all night long, but I have a place to run in the morning.

If you are not being sarcastic, you should be ashamed.


33 posted on 10/18/2011 10:42:19 PM PDT by digital-olive
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To: martin_fierro

Certainly one definition of a prig is someone who stays up nights losing sleep over the thought that someone, somewhere, may be enjoying life.

Increasingly, the entire nation is being run by prigs - and there is qute literally NOTHING they won’t f*** up if they get half a chance.

It makes one grateful to be old and on the way out.


34 posted on 10/19/2011 1:00:51 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: stylecouncilor

Dennis Prager´s not going to like this at all.


35 posted on 10/19/2011 5:29:03 AM PDT by onedoug (lf)
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To: bamahead

Let’s ban the FDA instead......


36 posted on 10/19/2011 6:35:54 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: martin_fierro

I’m sure this would pass easily here in Austin. Our illustrious city council is trying to ban smoking in public now.


37 posted on 10/19/2011 6:43:56 AM PDT by tarawa
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To: libertarian27; mcmuffin
H.R. 1639: Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2011

Specific text

38 posted on 10/19/2011 5:56:02 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: martin_fierro

Ah, so it’s a preemptive bill...good!

Hope it has wording for ‘Traditional Tobacco Manufacturing’ too.


39 posted on 10/19/2011 8:22:03 PM PDT by libertarian27 (Agenda21: Dept. of Life, Dept. of Liberty and the Dept. of Happiness)
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