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[…]


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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[…]

A look into the deeming regulation on cigars

This past week the Premium Cigar industry got a glimpse into the possible outcome of the FDA’s deeming regulation on cigars. The National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) held their national convention in Las Vegas, NV. One of the key speakers was Mitch Zeller, who is the Director of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products[…]

Senate Bill S.441 will exempt Premium Cigar from FDA Regulation

Senator Bill Nelson from Florida has introduced a new Senate  bill S.441 on February 10, designed to protect the premium cigar industry from the new FDA tobacco regulations. You can see the bill info here. S.441 – A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the Food and Drug Administration’s[…]

Paul Stulac Lord – Cigar Review

I was away on business this week and was loaded down with work related activities resulting in very little time to write reviews. During the week I received an email from John Vaccaro from Paul Stulac Cigars wondering if I had an opportunty to sample their cigars. I told him not yet, but I will move them to the front[…]