Deeming Regulations

Weekly News (Oct. 26, 2015)

Cigar News Camacho Announces Revamped Machitos Dissident’s Gorden Crippen & Ryan Johnson Leave Don Pepin Garcia Original Demi-Tasse Heading to Six-Packs Four Kicks H-Town Goes…

Senators Push for Quicker Action on Proposed FDA Regulations

Yesterday, 11 Democratic senators sent a letter to Shaun Donovan, the director of White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pushing for a quick decision…

Proposed FDA Cigar Regulations Move to OMB

The date when smokers find out whether or not the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) will regulate the cigar industry is getting closer and…

House Appropriations Committee Passes Legislation That Would Change FDA Regulation Date for Cigars

The cigar industry got one of its largest wins on a federal level in a while today when the U.S. House Appropriations Committee passed the FY…

Sen. Blumenthal Wants New FDA Tobacco Regulations By End of Summer

As the cigar industry awaits FDA’s new guidelines for the regulation of the products they make, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., wants to put a timeline…

FDA Commissioner To Step Down in March

Dr. Margaret Hamburg, the commissioner of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for the past six years, announced today that she will be stepping down…

Ten Questions for 2015

Last year, I said it was hard to believe it was the fourth iteration of this annual column. It’s even harder to believe this is…

Graded: The Ten Questions for 2014

At the start of every year since 2011, my colleague and halfwheel co-founder Charlie Minato has posted an editorial containing ten questions that he feels the…

Rep. Boehner, McCarthy & Upton Ask FDA to Move Grandfather Date

Three of the most powerful members of the House of Representatives have requested the grandfather date used for the proposed regulations of tobacco products by…

Why the June 2015 FDA Deadline Isn’t Really a Deadline

Last week, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) updated its regulatory calendar, including a small update to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA)…

Weekly News (June 30, 2014)

Cigar News Ashton Symmetry Nears Release AVO 2nd Movement Ships Boutique Blends Plans SWAG Black Cabal Petit Lancero in the Works Casa Fernández Aniversario 2014…