U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Premium Cigar Association Meets With Dr. Brian King, New FDA CTP Director

PCA’s meeting comes while the industry awaits whether FDA will still regulate “premium cigars.”

Cigar Industry, FDA Brief Court Over Potential Deregulation of Premium Cigars

Yesterday, the cigar industry and the Department of Justice submitted briefs regarding the outcome of a July 2022 ruling by a federal court in Washington, D.C. If the cigar industry is successful, “premium cigars” might be deregulated.

FDA’s Comment Period on Proposed Flavored Cigar Ban Ends Today (Update)

Manufacturers, retailers, consumers and other interested parties are invited to submit comments on the matter.

FDA Commissioner Orders Outside Review of Center for Tobacco Products & Others

The Reagan-Udall Foundation will evaluate FDA’s actions in regards to JUUL’s botched PMTA process as well as the baby formula shotrage.

Nine Things: FDA’s Regulation of Premium Cigars Deemed Illegal

So you want to know what happens next. Here are “nine” “thoughts” on the matter.

Court Rules FDA Acted Improperly in Regulation of Premium Cigars

The premium cigar industry’s nearly six-year lawsuit against the U.S. Food & Drug Administration received its biggest win to date. The stage is set for premium cigars to be exempt from FDA regulation.

OMB Says NPRM on Nicotine Limits Coming in May 2023 (Update)

According to one White House agency, we should get a first look at how FDA plans on creating nicotine limits for cigarettes next year. As of now, it remains unclear whether this would affect premium cigars.

Report: Biden Administration Intends on Limiting Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes

More than four years after it first formally announced the idea, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) appears set to take the next steps to introduce nicotine limits for cigarettes.

Cigar Groups Ask Federal Court to Throw Out FDA Regulations

Three cigar trade groups and the FDA walk into a Washington D.C. federal court room and the judge says… Seriously, there was a surprising number of jokes made during one of the most important hearings about the future of cigar regulation to date.