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Cigar Organizations File For FDA Relief

Cigar Organizations File For FDA Relief

The three leading cigar industry lobbying organizations have filed legal motions seeking preliminary relief from upcoming FDA restrictions on selling cigars, particularly user …

October 4, 2017
Pennsylvania Senator Signs Onto Cigar-Exemption Bill

Pennsylvania Senator Signs Onto Cigar-Exemption Bill

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that includes language to exempt premium cigars from harmful FDA regulations. Now, cigar lobbyists are increasing their …

September 28, 2017
FDA Extends Registration, Listing Deadlines For Domestic Manufacturers

FDA Extends Registration, Listing Deadlines For Domestic Manufacturers

Cigar factories located in the United States are getting some extra time to comply with two deadlines outlined in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s controversial Final …

September 28, 2017
Higher FDA User Fees Coming For Cigar Industry

Higher FDA User Fees Coming For Cigar Industry

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which regulates all tobacco products, including premium cigars, today announced its calculation for user fees for the 2018 fiscal year. And …

September 27, 2017
FDA Issues Guidance On Warning Statements

FDA Issues Guidance On Warning Statements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released a revised set of guidelines clarifying the new warning label rules and how they pertain to cigars that come in packaging too …

September 22, 2017
Lobbyists Increase Outreach For Premium Cigar Exemption

Lobbyists Increase Outreach For Premium Cigar Exemption

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that includes language to exempt premium cigars from harmful FDA regulations. Now, cigar lobbyists are increasing their …

September 22, 2017
Cigar Friendly Bill Passes In House of Representatives

Cigar Friendly Bill Passes In House of Representatives

There's some encouraging news in the cigar industry's fight against the FDA. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday afternoon that would prevent the Food & …

September 15, 2017
NYC Mayor Signs Law That Will Raise Cigar Prices

NYC Mayor Signs Law That Will Raise Cigar Prices

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a series of anti-tobacco legislation yesterday that will raise the cost of cigars to a minimum of $8.00 and create an excess tax of 10 …

August 29, 2017
Oregon To Increase Smoking Age to 21

Oregon To Increase Smoking Age to 21

Oregon is now the fifth state to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products, including cigars, to 21 years old.

August 15, 2017