Tobacco News & Info
FDA Proposes to Extend Authority to
Regulate Pipe Tobacco, E-Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products.
Currently FDA regulates cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, roll-your-own
tobacco and smokeless tobacco. Proposed newly “deemed”
products would include electronic cigarettes, cigars, pipe
tobacco, certain dissolvables that are not “smokeless
tobacco,” gels, and waterpipe tobacco.
Once the proposed rule becomes final, FDA will be able to
use powerful regulatory tools, such as age restrictions and
rigorous scientific review of new tobacco products and claims
to reduce tobacco-related disease and death.
A public commenting period in effect until July 9, 2014.
out more on this.
Also, tune it to the Pipes
Magazine Radio Show on Thursday May 4th where we expect
to hear more on this new FDA proposal.
PipesMagazine Radio Show - Recent Episodes
are links to the Pipes Magazine Radio Shows that aired since
the last Gazette.
Watch a Tamper Being Made
The Adirondack Woodsman makes tampers from leather,
antler and birch.
This month we have a couple of blends from
G.L. Pease and an old favorite (to some) from McLelland
Pease Triple Play
Play follows up on the phenomenal success of JackKnife Plug.
A blend of Red and bright Virginias with a bit of Dark Fired
Burley and Perique is pressed then cut into old-fashioned
plugs. Rich and satisfying.
GL Pease Sextant
Pease "Old London" Series, Sextant is a classic
mixture harmoniously married to a Navy Flake. Ripe Virginia
tobaccos are first blended with Cyprian Latakia, fine Orientals,
and a touch of dark fired Kentucky leaf, then infused with
a hint of dark rum before being gently pressed, matured and
sliced. The flavour is rich, bold and satisfying, the aroma
an enchanting interweaving of traditions.
McLellands Frog Morton on the Bayou
though some folks believe there is no such thing as a Balkan
blend... Frog Morton on the Bayou is a smooth Balkan-style
blend that’s given an extra dimension by the addition
of rich Perique.