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U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Ten Questions for 2014

It’s hard to believe this is the fourth iteration of this column. About two weeks ago I started working on this article and to be...
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Graded: The Ten Questions for 2013

For the past few years, Charlie Minato has written an article in late December where he ponders ten questions he has for the cigar industry...
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FDA Tobacco Head Speaks on Potential Premium Cigar Regulations

Last week, Mitch Zeller, the director of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), spoke on a variety of potential...
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Press Release: IPCPR Submits Letter to OMB on Regulation of Premium Cigars

December 11, 2013 (Washington, DC)–Recently, IPCPR President Finnie Helmuth, 1st Vice President Craig Cass, and others met with the Office of Management and Budget Office...
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Press Release: White House Updates Regulatory Agenda on Cigars

Novermber 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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FDA Preparing Report on Raising Minimum Age for Tobacco Use

As part of their increasing regulation of the tobacco industry, the Food and Drug Administration is quickly approaching the release of a pair of reports,...
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U.S. Senate Rejoins Fight to Protect Cigars from FDA Regulation

The United States Senate has officially rejoined the fight to protect cigars from FDA legislation, as the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act...
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H.R. 792 Introduced to Protect Cigar Industry

Given that there is a new Congress, the legislative attempts to limit the effects of the Food and Drug Administration on the cigar industry needed...
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Tobacco Plus Expo 2013

While the premium cigar industry tends to focus their attention on the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Convention and Trade Show, there are...
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Press Release: 14th Cosponsor Signs on to S. 1461

September 20, 2012 — Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) signed on as a cosponsor of S. 1461, the companion bill of H.R. 1639 yesterday. The bills,...
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Press Release: H.R. 1639 Reaches 210 Cosponsors

July 20, 2012 (Washington, DC) — With  the  addition  of  Representative  Heath  Shuler  (D-­‐NC-­‐11)  and  Representative  Nan   Hayworth  (R-­‐NY-­‐19),  the  Traditional  Cigar  Manufacturing  and...
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