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[…]

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[…]

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[…]