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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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White House Changes to FDA Proposal Benefited Premium Cigar Efforts

While the premium cigar industry continues to lobby for support to protect itself from devastating proposed regulations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA),...
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Weekly News (May 12, 2014)

Cigar News Nicholas Melillo Leaves Drew Estate Camacho Adds Ecuador Villiger Expanding Two New Lines Aging Room Bin No. 1 Scheduled for IPCPR 2014 Quesada...
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White House Responds to FDA Exemption Petition

After more than 40,000 signatures and 750 days, the White House has formally responded to a petition to exempt premium cigars from the Food &...
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Weekly News (March 10, 2014)

Cigar News Late Rain Threatens Cuban Tobacco Harvest Herrera Esteli Norteño Announced La Palina Goldie Laguito Especial Announced José Blanco Finalizes Señorial Oliva Federal 93rd...
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Press Release: IPCPR Comments on White House Budget

March 4, 2014 (Washington, D.C.) — The White House released its annual President’s Budget on March 4, 2014, which serves as the Administration’s starting point...
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Weekly News (December 2, 2013)

 Editor’s Note: Another busy week. Remember, no cigar is too pretty to smoke. Arturo Fuente Unnamed Reserve 2013 Arrives in Stores — Two sizes, twice...
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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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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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