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Kip Talley

Weekly News (Aug. 22, 2016)

Cigar News Curivari Seleccion Privada Lancero Heads to Blue Havana II Drew Estate Plans Liga Privada Aniversario, Tapas Finas & More Habanos S.A. 2017 Release...
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Kip Talley Leaves IPCPR

Kevin “Kip” Talley has left the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR). Talley most recently served as the organization’s senior director of federal legislative affairs....
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Cigar Exemption, FDA Predicate Date Change Approved by Appropriations Committee (Update)

Cigar smokers got two wins at today’s meeting of the House of Representations Committee on Appropriations. The committee met for a markup meeting, a process...
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Obama’s Proposed Budget Includes Near Doubling of Federal Cigar Tax

As part of the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2017, a new program called Preschool for All has been proposed with funding coming from an...
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IPCPR Moves Into New Office Building

The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) officially has a new home, as the organization announced that it has moved into its new...
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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...
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Bill to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21 Introduced in U.S. Senate

A bill to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco to 21-years-old nationwide has been introduced in the United States Senate, and it comes from...
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Newest FDA Guidelines Not For Cigars

Last week, the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) noted that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) had updated a March 2015...
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New Federal Tax on Cigars Proposed

Earlier today, four Senators announced the Tobacco Tax and Enforcement Reform Act (TTERA), which they claim will help combat the illegal tobacco trade and discourage...
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Senate Bill to Exempt Premium Cigars from FDA Introduced

There’s a new Congress, a new House bill regarding cigar regulation and now a bill in the Senate. Yesterday, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., introduced S.441,...
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