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16 Thoughts: FDA Proposes Regulating Cigar Factories & Other Tobacco Manufacturing Facilities

FDA has announced a proposed plan that would require all tobacco manufacturing facilities to create, follow and document a wide range of procedures ranging from cleanliness to production processes to vetting suppliers like tobacco growers. While nothing changed today, this marks a monumental step forward in how FDA could regulate the cigar industry because today’s proposed changes would mean FDA would be regulating the cigar factories directly.