Deeming Regulations

FDA Chooses Option 1, Will Regulate Premium Cigars

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced its plans to regulate deemed tobacco products and it does not look good for cigar smokers. The…

FDA Announcing Cigar Regulations Today

Update: FDA has announced its rules, it will regulate premium cigars. The day has come. Later today, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is…

Ten Questions for 2016

What a year it’s been. But enough reminiscing on that. It’s time for 2016 and before you move all of your 2014-purchased cigars into the…

Cigar Exemption Not Included in Omnibus Appropriations Bill (Update)

Cigar smokers, your attention now turns to OMB. Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives unveiled the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (PDF), better known as…

Weekly News (Dec. 14, 2015)

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Where Premium Cigars Stand in Congress (Update)

If you’re a cigar smoker you’ve probably heard requests for you to call members of Congress to tell them to exempt premium cigars from regulation…

Appropriations Bill Could Exempt Premium Cigars from FDA Regulation

With a deadline to pass an appropriations bill quickly approaching in the U.S. Congress, a new ray of hope to exempt premium cigars from Food…

FDA Reopens Comments On Tobacco Related Rules

The United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has reopened public comments on its proposed document titled “Clarification of When Products Made or Derived From…

Weekly News (Nov. 9, 2015)

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Report Says FDA Selected Option 1 for Proposed Final Rule (Update)

The Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (TVECA) claims that it has gotten its hand on the proposed final ruling of the deeming regulations from the…

Weekly News (Nov. 2, 2015)

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