Mark Pursell

Mark Pursell Departs as IPCPR CEO

The International Premium Cigars and Pipe Retailers Association will soon be looking for a new chief executive officer, as today the organization announced that Mark…

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…

Booth Prices Increasing for IPCPR 2018

The cost of exhibiting at the IPCPR Convention & Trade Show will be increasing for 2018. Next year, the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers…

IPCPR 2018 to be Hosted at Las Vegas Convention Center

The 2018 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show will be hosted a the Las Vegas Convention Center. It will be the second year in a row…

IPCPR 2017 Changes Venue & Dates

The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) has announced that it is moving both the location and dates of its upcoming convention and trade…

Cigar Industry Lawsuit Against FDA Regulation Slated for July 2017

It will be several months before the premium cigar industry gets to plead its case against several points of contention with new regulation by the U.S….

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…

Largest Las Vegas Sportsbook Bans Smoking

The largest sportsbook in the world is now smoke-free. Earlier this month, the SuperBook at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino banned smoking in its sportsbook…

Ten Questions for 2016

What a year it’s been. But enough reminiscing on that. It’s time for 2016 and before you move all of your 2014-purchased cigars into the…

Mark Mann Joins IPCPR Staff

The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) has announced the hiring of Mark Mann as the organization’s new exhibit and sponsorship account manager,…