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Press Release: IPCPR Submits Letter to OMB on Regulation of Premium Cigars

December 11, 2013 (Washington, DC)–Recently, IPCPR President Finnie Helmuth, 1st Vice President Craig Cass, and others met with the Office of Management and Budget Office…

FDA Preparing Report on Raising Minimum Age for Tobacco Use

As part of their increasing regulation of the tobacco industry, the Food and Drug Administration is quickly approaching the release of a pair of reports,…

Michigan Legislature Approves 50-Cent Cigar Tax Cap

The Michigan Legislature approved Senate Bill 1004, a piece of legislation that would put into place a 50-cent cigar tax on November 1st. The bill…

CRA Announces Two More U.S. Reps Co-sponsoring H.R. 1639

Cigar Rights of America announced on Friday that two more members of the U.S. House of Representatives have joined on as co-sponsors of H.R. 1639,…

The Cigar Industry Reacts to Prop. 29’s Defeat

The cigar industry made no secret of their feelings of relief in the wake of the expected defeat of Proposition 29 in California, a proposal…

CRA/IPCPR set to meet with Vice President Biden Today

The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) announced that representatives from their organization and Cigar Rights of America (CRA) would be meeting with…

News: White House Petition Reaches 25,000 Signatures

The White House petition asking President Obama to tell the Food & Drug Administration not to regulate the premium cigar industry reached the required 25,000 signatures…

Cigar Rights of America Opens Washington D.C. Office

Cigar Rights of America announced the opening of their new office in Washington D.C,, citing that the time had come for the organization to have…

Weekly News (December 12, 2011)

Editor’s Note: A few things. Last week I stated that we would not be publishing a Top Ten list this year, I lied. Due to…

Weekly News (July 11, 2011)

Editor’s Note: And here we are. One week out from the IPCPR trade show and things are reaching their peak. Last week saw a host…

Weekly News (January 31, 2011)

Can he do it? Will he do it…? Yepp, another week, another Viaje LE announcement. Nope, I’m not kidding. It marks the seventh sixth (I…