International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association

IPCPR Launches cigaraction.org for Grassroots Outreach

The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) is a trade organization, but today it has launched a program largely aimed at consumers. It’s…

IPCPR Announces 2018 Trade Show Attendance Numbers

The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) has announced the attendance numbers from this year’s convention and trade show, and they’re up, at…

IPCPR Moves Events from Westgate to Las Vegas Convention Center

Following reports of a suspected outbreak of norovirus, a serious version of the stomach flu, at the Westgate Resort & Casino, the International Premium Cigar…

FDA Cigar Warning Labels Delayed by Washington D.C. Court

Cigar companies will not have to place warning labels on boxes beginning Aug. 10, 2018. U.S. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta ruled that requirements…

Texas FDA Cigar Lawsuit Moved to D.C.

The Texas-based lawsuit over the FDA’s regulation of premium cigars will not be in Texas any longer. Yesterday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Kimberly Priest Johnson reversed her…

Cigar Groups Appeal D.C. Court Ruling, Seek Delay of FDA Warning Labels

Last week, attorneys from three cigar trade groups filed a motion seeking to delay the implementation of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) warning…

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…

Seven Things: What’s Next for Cigar Regulation After the D.C. Court Ruling

Today, arguably the cigar industry’s best hope for a reversal of FDA regulations went up in smoke. U.S. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta ruled…

D.C. Court Rules in Favor of FDA in Cigar Regulation Lawsuit

The cigar industry has lost in a major court battle involving FDA regulations. U.S. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta ruled in favor the U.S….

IPCPR Convention & Trade Show Returning to Sands/Venetian in 2019

The IPCPR Convention & Trade Show is heading back to the Sands Expo, located in between the Venetian and Palazzo in Las Vegas, Nev. It…

IPCPR Names Scott Pearce Executive Director, Promotes Dawn Conger

Scott Pearce will be the new executive director for the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR), the world’s largest premium cigar trade group….