Kathy Castor

Bill Seeking Premium Cigar Exemption from FDA Regulations Introduced Again in House of Representatives

Last week, Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., introduced H.R.3982, another bill aimed at exempting premium cigars from FDA regulations. It’s a companion bill to S.438—which was…

New House Bill Introduced to Exempt Premium Cigars from FDA Regulation

Over three months after a bill was first reintroduced in the Senate, a bill has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would…

J.C. Newman Relaunches “Save Cigar City” Campaign

Tampa’s largest and oldest remaining cigar factory has covered its famous sign and belltower for a cause. J.C. Newman Cigar Co. has relaunched its “Save…

Bill Introduced in Congress to Exempt Premium Cigars from FDA

Once again, there is a bill in Congress that would exempt premium cigars from regulation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Bill Posey,…

FDA: Cigar Donations to Troops Are Illegal

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has clarified that donating cigars to members of the U.S. military is illegal under the deeming regulations that went…

Bill Clarifying Cigar Donations to Troops Introduced

As part of the fallout of the regulation of premium cigars by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), some in the cigar industry feared that…