International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association

IPCPR 2020 Dates Change, Now July 11-14

The 2020 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show will take place July 11-14, 2020 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nev., two weeks later…

Joshua Habursky Named IPCPR Head of Federal Affairs

The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) has announced that Joshua Habursky will be the organization’s new head of federal affairs, effective tomorrow….

Cigar Industry Files Appeal in D.C. FDA Lawsuit

As expected, the cigar industry has filed an appeal in the central lawsuit over FDA’s regulation of premium cigars. Earlier this week, attorneys for the Cigar…

Formal Request for FDA HPHC Testing Delay Expected This Month

Last week, the two sides of the main lawsuit over the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) cigar regulations gave a status update on where…

IPCPR’s Daniel Trope Heading to Swisher International

Daniel Trope, the senior director of federal legislative affairs for the IPCPR, will be leaving the organization to join Swisher International’s new Washington D.C.-based lobbying…

IPCPR Survey Says Holiday 2018 Cigar Sales Were Up

A survey of cigar retailers shows an increase in sales for the 2018 holiday season. The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) conducted…

IPCPR Hires New Regional Lobbyist

The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) has hired David Jessup as a new regional lobbyist for the organization. Jessup most recently served…

FDA Cigar Lawsuit Delayed Due to Government Shutdown

Anyone hoping for updates in the lawsuit involving three cigar trade groups and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) will have to wait until…

Graded: Ten Questions for 2018

With 2018 counting down its final days, it’s time to take a look back at an article that is an annual tradition on halfwheel, Ten…

Court Filing: Cigar Industry Asks FDA to Delay HPHC Testing Deadline

For those wondering the status of the cigar industry’s lawsuit against FDA, not much has happened since the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) agreed…

IPCPR Hires Lisa Cox As Trade Show Director

Lisa Cox has been named the senior director of trade shows and events for the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailer’s Association (IPCPR). In her…