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Global Premium Cigars’ FDA Lawsuit Comes to a Halt

Before the cigar trade groups filed their joint lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Global Premium Cigars, LLC. filed its own...
FDA Cigar Lawsuit Delayed

Cigar Industry Lawsuit Against FDA Delayed Another 30 Days

The lawsuit against the FDA filed by the Cigar Association of America (CAA), International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) association and Cigar Rights...
New Jersey Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

New Jersey Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

New Jersey has raised the age for buying cigarettes and tobacco products to 21, becoming the firs state to do so. Gov. Chris Christie...
Minneapolis Menthol Ban

Minneapolis City Council Considers Menthol Ban

An ordinance has been proposed in Minneapolis that if passed would drastically limit the sale of menthol cigarettes and menthol, mint and wintergreen tobacco...
Marijuana Cory Booker

Senator Cory Booker Seeks Federal Legalization of Marijuana

On Tuesday, July 31, 2017, Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced legislation that calls for the legalization of marijuana. “For decades, the failed War on Drugs...
FDA Announces Policy Shift and Deeming Regulation Delay

FDA Announces Policy Shift Impacting Deeming Regulations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), now led by Dr. Scott Gottlieb, has announced a new plan that targets the level of nicotine...
Six Health Advocacy Groups Attempt to Intervene in FDA Lawsuit

Six Health Advocacy Groups Attempt to Intervene in FDA Lawsuit

Six public health groups have asked to intervene in two lawsuits that challenge the FDA’s deeming rules impacting premium cigars and electronic cigarettes. On Monday,...
Rubio, Manchin, Durbin

Rubio and Members of Committee on Appropriations Debate Premium Cigars

During a meeting of the Committee on Appropriations on Thursday, July 20, 2017, the topic of FDA regulations and their impact on the premium...
Florida Cigar

Florida, the Courts and the New Dynamic in Washington

Those passionate for great cigars, as well as those who make those moments with a cigar possible, know that the state of Florida is...
San Francisco Flavor Tobacco Ban

San Francisco Bans Flavored Tobacco Products

Recently approved legislation will make San Francisco the first U.S. city to to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products. The city’s board of...
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