Save The Leaf

Save The Leaf Day 1

Day 1 of the Save The Leaf weekend is in the books,and what a day it was. I arrived in College Park Maryland around 11AM Saturday morning and as I sat outside the hotel  I fired up a cigar and within in moments I met a new Brother of the Leaf, John, who just got[…]

CRA Delivers An Open Letter To The Presidential Candidates for the United States

August 5, 2016 The Cigar Rights of America (CRA) today, has taken the  fight against the FDA to the highest level, by sending an open letter to the top 3 presidential candidates Donald J. Trump, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Governor Gary Johnson. According to the CRA: CRA has issued an open letter to Donald[…]

Law Suit against FDA Cigar Regulation filed in Federal Court

Enrique Fernando Sanchez Icaza and Global Premium Cigars, LLC have filed a law suit against the FDA on June 1, 2016. In this complaint, the Plaintiffs are suing in there official capacity, Defendant Robert Califf, M.D.,  Commissioner of Food and Drugs who is the senior official of the FDA, and Defendant Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of[…]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2016 Contact Website CIGAR ENTHUSIASTS FIGHT FDA REGULATIONS Weekend event with peaceful March on August 8th, in Washington D.C. Orlando, FL, May 13th, 2016– On Thursday, May 5th, the FDA issued its ruling on deeming regulations regarding the premium cigar industry. It finalized the broad sweeping changes that[…]


Kafie Trading Company, LLC Kafie 1901 Cigars Kafie 1901 Coffee 8334 SW 193rd Street Cutler Bay, Florida 33157 305-255-6368/69 For Immediate Release: May 12, 2016 KAFIE TRADING COMPANY, LLC INTRODUCES KAFIE 1901 COFFEE CO. TO HELP SUPPORT CIGAR RIGHTS OF AMERICA. In light of the recent news delivered by the Food and Drug[…]

FDA Rules against Cigars

Breaking News…. The Federal Government announced today that they have effectively chosen “option 1” in the previously deeming regulation which now will force all cigars that are on the shelves to be removed if they were blended/introduced after 2007. That means a significant inventory of cigars that we enjoy will not be available and will[…]

Editorial April 2016

It’s been a busy month at Stogie Press,  as we have done a complete refresh of the site. We hope you like the new look and ease of use. We also have added some interactive content to the site. Polls: we have begun creating and posting polls that are asking for your input on cigar[…]

FDA to Rule on Cigar Regulation

The news today is that the FDA is finally going to rule on the long awaited cigar regulation this month. Well maybe not this month but according to news sources FDA spokesman Michael Felberbaum stated he did not have a timeline for the rule’s release. Matthew Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, stated he believes[…]

FDA’s Deeming Regulations – An Update?

As 2015 comes to an end and 2016 begins, we at Stogie Press asked the question: Where do we stand on the FDA Regulations regarding premium cigars & tobacco products? Currently, we are exactly where we were last year at this time. The FDA continues to evaluate the information it has gathered, and has made[…]

December Editorial

Happy Holidays everyone.  It has been a spectacular year here at Stogie Press. Growth in viewership, subscriptions, and social media “likes” have excelled beyond our expectations. We would like to thank all our readers for their support. We have also gained additional sponsorship along the journey and thank our sponsors for supporting us, we know[…]

Victor Calvo Maduro

Victor Calvo Maduro Gran Corona – Cigar Review

Once again I would like to emphasize how wrong the FDA is when they arbitrarily put a $10.00 price point on a premium cigar. I can tell you how many cigars I have smoked that cost less and are true premium smokes. So once again I will make it clear. Today Stogie Press reviewed the Victor[…]

FDA Authority Clarification Act of 2015

Calmer heads could prevail in the 114th Congress as Congressman Tom Cole (R-Okla.) recently introduced H.R. 2058, the “FDA Authority Clarification Act of 2015″   The proposed legislation would prevent the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from banning tobacco products including cigars that have been on the shelves an in production since 2007. This would[…]

Arturo Fuente Sun Grown Chateau Fuente – Cigar Review

You may have recently read our April issue of Stogie Press where we featured Oldie but Goodies. One of the classic cigars I recall smoking decades ago was the Arturo Fuente Double Chateau. I really enjoyed that cigar it had such wonderful flavor. Tonight we review the Arturo Fuente Sun Grown Chateau Fuente which were[…]