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Cigar News: Senator Rubio Cigar Bill Update

We recently reported that Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) was introducing a new Senate bill to exempt premium cigars from the FDA Tobacco Regulations. As noted this bill was to be similar to the one he previously introduced with former Senator Bill Nelson of Florida. We have now learned more details on the current bill S-9. Read more about Cigar News: Senator Rubio Cigar Bill Update[…]

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Cigar News: Senator Rubio Takes Another Shot for the Cigar Industry

Another year and a new congress takes hold as we once again take the fight to exempt premium cigars from FDA regulations. Back in July of 2018, Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fl  took to the Senate floor to fight for the premium cigar industry and co-sponored a bill, with then Senator Bill Nelson, D-Fla, to free Read more about Cigar News: Senator Rubio Takes Another Shot for the Cigar Industry[…]

Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – July 27, 2018

I know it’s been 2 weeks since I posted about last weeks news. I was a tad busy at the IPCPR on the 13 of July and was dead tired on the 20th from traveling back from the show last week. But here I am once again so let’s get started and welcome to the Read more about Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – July 27, 2018[…]

Senators Send Letter to FDA on Premium Cigar Exemption

The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Association reports that 17 US Senators sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb outlining the need for the quick adoption of a premium cigar definition by the agency and the ultimate exemption of that product category from current FDA regulations.  The letter was a bi-partisan effort led Read more about Senators Send Letter to FDA on Premium Cigar Exemption[…]

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 Read more about Senate Bill S.441 will exempt Premium Cigar from FDA Regulation[…]