Premium Cigar Association

PCA Promotes Ryan Parada

The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) has announced that Ryan Parada is now joining the organization as a full-time employee. His title is manager of government…

PCA 2021 Shows Steep Attendance Declines

It was no secret that the 2021 PCA Convention & Trade Show was smaller in many ways, including the attendance numbers. The Premium Cigar Association…

PCA’s Losses More Than Doubled in 2019

The net losses suffered by the Premium Cigar Association (PCA), more than doubled from 2018 to 2019, increasing from $386,018 in 2018 to $856,551 in…

PCA Hires Glynn Loope As State Advocacy Director

Glynn Loope is the new director of state advocacy for the Premium Cigar Association (PCA). He has been serving as an advisor for state government…

PCA Launches Selling Platform

Last year, the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) said it was interested in partnering with manufacturers to create exclusive cigars that would be offered to its…

TAA Donates $50,000 to PCA for State Lobbying

The Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA)—a trade organization made up of around 80 American cigar retailers—is donating $50,000 to the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) in…

Ten Questions for 2021

There are less than a dozen hours of the year—the year—remaining. As I’ve done at this point of each year for over a decade, it’s…

PCA Lays Off Two Staff Members

The Premium Cigar Association (PCA), the premium cigar industry’s most prominent trade group, has laid off two staff members. Christine Morgan—the association’s membership and industry…

PCA Promotes Joshua Habursky, Announces Glynn Loope as Advisor

The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) has announced its new leadership structure to government lobbying. Joshua Habursky has been promoted from director of federal affairs to…

Court Vacates FDA’s Cigar Warning Label Requirement

The U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia has vacated FDA’s warning label requirements for cigars and pipe tobacco. If that sounds familiar, it’s…

Cigar Industry, FDA Due Back in D.C. Court Tomorrow

The cigar industry and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration will meet in virtual federal court tomorrow afternoon to discuss FDA’s plans to defer premium…