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Weekly News (Feb. 22, 2016)

Cigar News C.Gars Ltd Auction Opens Online Casa Turrent Adding Serie 1942 & 1973 CLE Announces Azabache for TAA, Chele & Prieto CLE Updates Eiroa CBT...
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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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Bill to End Operation Choke Point Clears U.S. House of Representatives

A bill seeking to bring an end to Operation Choke Point, the government program launched in 2013 that seeks to disconnect certain businesses from the banking...
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Dr. Robert Califf Nominated to be Next FDA Commissioner

On Tuesday, President Obama announced that he would be nominating Dr. Robert Califf to be the next commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
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U.S. Travelers Now Allowed $100 of Cuban Cigars

The importing of Cuban cigars to the U.S. is now legal, on a very small scale. Following a series of high level talks, the United...
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Press Release: White House Updates Regulatory Agenda on Cigars

November 27, 2013 (Washington, DC) — On November 27, 2013, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs...
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President Obama to Propose Increased Tobacco Taxes

President Obama will be including an increase in federal taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products when he releases his budget proposal, according to a...
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CRA/IPCPR set to meet with Vice President Biden Today

The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) announced that representatives from their organization and Cigar Rights of America (CRA) would be meeting with...
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News: White House Petition Reaches 25,000 Signatures

The White House petition asking President Obama to tell the Food & Drug Administration not to regulate the premium cigar industry reached the required 25,000 signatures...
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