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FDA Every Try Counts

FDA Launches the Every Try Counts Campaign

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues its efforts to reduce the number of adult smokers in the U.S. with the launch of...
FDA Forms Nicotine Steering Committee

FDA Announces the Creation of the Nicotine Steering Committee

Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a shift in its policy and approach toward tobacco. With a new focus...
Republicans send OMB Letter Seeking Premium Cigar Exemption

29 Republican Representatives Ask OMB to Exempt Premium Cigars from FDA Regulations

A group of 29 Republican members of Congress have sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in support of premium...
FDA Responds to Cigar Groups Request for Injunction

FDA Strikes Back at Cigar Trade Groups’ Injunction

The battle continues to be fought between the U.S. government and the premium cigar industry. In October 2017, three cigar trade associations–the International Premium...
Burmese Tobacco Company Partners with Robaina Family

Burmese Tobacco Trading Company Partners with Robaina Tobacco Family

Burmese Tobacco Trading Company has announced an upcoming collaboration with the world-renowned Robaina tobacco family. Burmese Tobacco Trading Company will be bringing the Don...
Jose Orlando Padron

The Brand The Hammer Helped Build

On Dec. 6, 2017, the tobacco industry learned of the passing of José Orlando Padrón, founder of the premium cigar brand Padrón Cigars. Since...
Nestor Miranda and Jason Wood of Miami Cigar & Co.

Hustle & Grow: The Story of Miami Cigar & Co.

The cigar industry is full of success stories, but few are as unique as that of the Miranda family and Miami Cigar & Co....
Kyle Gellis Warped Cigars

Kyle Gellis: The Perks of Being Exclusively Different

Kyle Gellis was an entrepreneur and business owner long before his popular Warped Cigars brand ever hit store shelves. In building Warped Cigars, he...
José Orlando Padrón, 1926-2017

José Orlando Padrón, 1926-2017

One of the premium cigar industry’s most legendary figures, José Orlando Padrón, passed away early this morning at the age of 91. Born in 1926...
2012 by Oscar Barber Pole

Oscar Valladres and The Cigar Shop Team Up for 2012 by Oscar Barber Pole

The Cigar Shop, based in the Carolinas, is teaming up with Oscar Valladares Tobacco & Co. for an exclusive cigar. The two companies announced...
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