Glynn Loope

Glynn Loope Leaving Cigar Rights of America Later This Year

Glynn Loope, the longtime executive director and face of Cigar Rights of America (CRA), will step down on Nov. 4, 2020, the day after the...
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Coalition of American Cigar Rollers Launches as Advocacy Group

The Coalition of American Cigar Rollers, a new organization that seeks to serve as the voice of the country’s domestic cigar making operations has announced...
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Cigar Rights of America Sends Letter to 50 Governors Regarding FDA Regulation

Cigar Rights of America, one of the nation’s three largest cigar trade groups, has sent a letter to each of the 50 states governors, informing...
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Premium Cigar Exemption, Predicate Date Change Included in FY 2019 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

Congress will once again take up the issue of whether to reverse or modify regulations from premium cigars, though this time the strategy is a...
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CAA, CRA & IPCPR Write Open Letter to Congress Regarding Omnibus Bill

The three largest cigar trade groups are asking Congress for help. A letter from the Cigar Association of America (CAA), Cigar Rights of America (CRA)...
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CRA & IPCPR Issue Statement on FDA’s Substantial Equivalence Delay

Cigar Rights of America (CRA) and the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) have issued a joint statement regarding the announcement that the...
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Cigar Trade Groups Plan Lawsuit Against FDA

The Cigar Association of America (CAA), Cigar Rights of America (CRA) and International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers’ Association (IPCPR) will file a lawsuit by...
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CAA, CRA & IPCPR Issue Joint Statement on FDA Regulations

It’s been three weeks since the U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced its plans to regulate cigars. Now, the three largest cigar organizations—the Cigar Association...
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Cigar Rights of America Announces the Formation of the National Cigar Policy Center

With members of the cigar industry gathering in Las Vegas, Nev. for the IPCPR Convention and Trade Show, Cigar Rights of America made a pre-show...
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Ortega The Glynn Loope Project

Late last month, we reported on a new release from Ortega Cigars named The Glynn Loope Project. Produced exclusively for Virginia-based retailer Tobaccology, the new...
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Ortega Launches The Glynn Loope Project at Tobaccology

Glynn Loope’s bow tie collection is famous within the cigar industry, now it’s on a cigar. Eddie Ortega and Virginia-based retailer Tobaccology have launched the...
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