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New Laws on Cigarettes

WASHINGTON, DC (KSLA) – New Federal laws go into effect today Tuesday June 22nd, that change the way cigarettes are sold and marketed in America.

From now on, you will no longer see words like "Light, mild, or low" on packaging.

The new rules also ban free samples of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. They also require stronger warning labels on all smokeless tobacco packages.

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