IPCPR Responds to the FDA’s Proposed Cigar and Vapor Flavor Bans

IPCPR Responds to the FDA's Proposed Flavored Cigar Ban

The following is a press release from the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) regarding the announced policy changes made by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration impacting flavored tobacco products, including cigars. 

Earlier today, the Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that he “seek[s] to advance” several new and sweeping policies related to flavored vapor products, flavored cigars, and combusted menthol tobacco products, including cigarettes. As a continuing service to our members, IPCPR has provided a quick breakdown of what the Commissioner said, and how it might impact our retailer members.

What the FDA Commissioner said: