White House Office of Management and Budget

33 Congressmen Urge OMB to Delay Warning Label Requirement, ANPRM Deadline to September

Last week, 33 members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged Mick Mulvaney, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to...
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29 Congressmen Send Letter to OMB Urging Cigars to be Exempt from FDA Regulations

Earlier this week, 29 members of Congress sent a letter to Mick Mulvaney, the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB),...
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OMB Changes Removed Flavored Tobacco Restrictions from FDA Rule

While cigar manufacturers, retailers and smokers are still trying to grasp the impact of new regulations about to go into effect, it turns out the...
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Subcommittee Passes Appropriations Bill With FDA Cigar Exemption (Update)

The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture has passed a bill for the 2017 fiscal year appropriations bill. Included in it is language that exempts premium...
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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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Ten Questions for 2016

What a year it’s been. But enough reminiscing on that. It’s time for 2016 and before you move all of your 2014-purchased cigars into the...
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Cigar Exemption Not Included in Omnibus Appropriations Bill (Update)

Cigar smokers, your attention now turns to OMB. Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives unveiled the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (PDF), better known as...
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Where Premium Cigars Stand in Congress (Update)

If you’re a cigar smoker you’ve probably heard requests for you to call members of Congress to tell them to exempt premium cigars from regulation...
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Appropriations Bill Could Exempt Premium Cigars from FDA Regulation

With a deadline to pass an appropriations bill quickly approaching in the U.S. Congress, a new ray of hope to exempt premium cigars from Food...
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Report Says FDA Selected Option 1 for Proposed Final Rule (Update)

The Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (TVECA) claims that it has gotten its hand on the proposed final ruling of the deeming regulations from the...
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Weekly News (Oct. 26, 2015)

Cigar News Camacho Announces Revamped Machitos Dissident’s Gorden Crippen & Ryan Johnson Leave Don Pepin Garcia Original Demi-Tasse Heading to Six-Packs Four Kicks H-Town Goes...
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