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Judge Rules Against FDA in Regulation Lawsuit

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration must provide solid reasoning as to why it should regulate premium cigars, a federal judge said this week in ...

FDA Announces Proposed Flavored Cigar Product Standards Rule

The Food & Drug Administration last week announced its proposed rule that would, if affirmed, ban flavoring in cigars across the board. The move is ...
Seeing the light

Seeing the Light

A new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine gives reason for optimism. It took 12 months, over a dozen meetings and ...

Waiting To Exhale

Premiums on Trial as Feds Weigh Fate Pedro Gomez returned to his native Nicaragua in 2006 from the U.S. armed with a pedigree in international ...

A Fortuitous FDA Mass Email Leads to a Distribution Deal

Carolina Blue Cigars has reached a distribution deal with Illusione Cigars, which will use its U.S. retailer base of 800 stores to give a higher ...

Crashing the Party

Crashing the Party FDA, Regulations loom as cigars boom Frisco, Texas – After four years in business, it’s time for Industrial Cigar Co. to expand. ...

FDA Directs Committee to Assess Health Effects of Premium Cigars

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asked the The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, a collective of scientists and scholars, to provide ...

FDA in Holding Pattern on Cigar Regulation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will weigh the rules applying to regulation of premium cigars, the agency said in a press release, as it ...

Cigar Association of America’s Chairman Estades Steps Down

Cigar Association of America Chairman Javier Estades has stepped down after leading the group for five years. The announcement came last week during the CAA’s ...

Premium Cigars Receive Historic Relief from FDA Regulations

Premium Cigars A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that the  U.S. Food and Drug Administration must review its procedures on how to regulate premium cigars, ...

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