Category Archives: Pipe News

IPCPR Challenges South Dakota Move to Tighten State Smoking Ban

When someone says ‘there is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke’ they are simply unaware of the facts or refuse to accept the truth, cautions the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association. The IPCPR represents more than 2,000 retailers and manufacturers of premium cigars – mostly mom-and-pop small business owners – and […]

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SCHIP Signed into Law by President

Legislation Takes Effect April 1, 2009 February 4, 2009 – Following a long, drawn-out political fight started in 2007, President Obama signed into law the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) renewal and expansion bill. In order to avoid further delay, the House of Representatives voted to accept the Senate’s amendment to the SCHIP bill. […]

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