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Cuba Challenges Australian Tobacco Rules

Cuba, the world’s dominant producer of fine cigars, has filed a “request for consultations” with Australia, Keith Rockwell, a spokesman for the W.T.O., said from Geneva, where the organization is based. The two nations now have 60 days to reach an agree
New York Times
added May 7, 2013 02:15

Fans of Partagas Cigars to Meet in Cuba

The famous Cuban cigar brand Partagas will celebrate its 167 anniversary surrounded by its friends and fans from around the world next November.
CubaHeadlines (cu)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:47

The Maker of the World's Finest Cigars has reached new heights yet again

Exceeding the current $1,250 price tag on Gurkha's His Majesty's Reserve, the new release will retail at $2,000 per stick, and be available in boxes of 10 cigars. Only 100 boxes will be released of this exclusive cigar that will be presented in an exquisi
PR Newswire
added Nov 24, 2014 12:47

Cigar Use on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

More teenagers are turning to cigars, particularly among African-Americans, even as they smoke fewer cigarettes, according to a government survey. The findings published Thursday come as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration weighs tighter restrictions
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 15, 2013 02:06

Cigars threatened with regulations

Sellers and makers of premium cigars — often hand-rolled, slow-burning and made with aged tobacco leaves — say the FDA is overreaching, and are hiring lobbyists to fight back. Glynn Loope, the executive director of Cigar Rights of America, said the FDA’
The Hill
added Apr 18, 2013 21:24

Cigars expected to be targeted by FDA regulation

Anti-tobacco advocates and industry representatives widely expect the agency to require changes in the marketing and manufacturing of cigars. But the central question remains: What kind of cigars will the FDA target, and how?
Washington Post
added Mar 24, 2013 15:54

Pending FDA CTP Announcement Regarding Cigars Creates Tension among Cigar Smokers and the Cigar Industry

The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) and BnB Tobacco, a leading provider of premium cigars and tobacco products online, offers support for the H.R. 1639 or the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Pre
PR Web
added Feb 27, 2013 11:32

Waxman Letter to DHHS on the substitution of cigarettes and RYO tobacco for cigars and pipe tobacco to avoid FDA regulation (PDF)

The internal company documents show that tobacco manufacturers are manipulating existing products and introducing new products to avoid Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation and higher federal tax rates.
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 8, 2012 19:56

House panel warns FDA off regulating 'premium cigars'

A congressional committee moved Tuesday to exempt so-called "premium hand-rolled cigars" from oversight by the Food and Drug Administration.
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jun 20, 2012 07:12

Google List of Ad Policies: Dangerous Products or Services

Examples of what's not allowed... Tobacco or any products containing tobacco Examples: Cigarettes, cigars, snus, chewing tobacco, rolling tobacco, pipe tobacco Products that form a component part of a tobacco product, as well as products and services t
added Oct 22, 2015 15:58
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