The effects of last month’s ruling in Cigar Association of America et al. v. United States Food and Drug Administration et al. are beginning to shape.
Nearly 5,000 words on what yesterday’s major legal victory means for the premium cigar industry.
After seven years of litigation, the premium cigar industry has won.
The plaintiffs cited FDA’s March announcement about potential rules for cigar factories as well as recent court decisions as reasons why the deeming regulations should be vacated for “premium cigars.”
Yesterday, the cigar industry and the Department of Justice submitted briefs regarding the outcome of a July 2022 ruling by a federal court in Washington, D.C. If the cigar industry is successful, “premium cigars” might be deregulated.
So you want to know what happens next. Here are “nine” “thoughts” on the matter.
The premium cigar industry’s nearly six-year lawsuit against the U.S. Food & Drug Administration received its biggest win to date. The stage is set for premium cigars to be exempt from FDA regulation.
Three cigar trade groups and the FDA walk into a Washington D.C. federal court room and the judge says… Seriously, there was a surprising number of jokes made during one of the most important hearings about the future of cigar regulation to date.
At the last minute, today’s scheduled oral arguments were delayed.