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The Bill To Allow Cigar Donations To Troops – Official Text of H.R. 5955

As reported on The Cigar Authority this past Saturday and in an article earlier this week, Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Tam) has officially introduced H.R. 5955. The bill was submitted on September 8, 2016 during the 2nd session of the 114th Congress. HR 5955 is summarized as, “To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow the charitable distribution of traditional large and premium cigars to members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.” The measure […]

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News | US Military To Raise Tobacco Prices On Bases

Some good news and bad news for those who put their lives on the line while defending this great nation. A new bill which is expected to pass Congress before Christmas is expected to raise prices on Military bases. The 2015 National Defense Authorization Act will change how tobacco is priced. Currently, the military is allowed to discount tobacco at 5% of the local price. The new bill will prohibit that discount which in some […]

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IPCPR 2014: Legislative Award

This morning the IPCPR handed out their first ever Legislative award to US Representative Jeff Denham. Representative Denham is from the 10th Congressional District in California. He received this award for his fight against regulations on the cigar industry. Jeff is one of us and you can tell from his list of hobbies which include motorcycles, guns and cigars. Born on July 29, 1967 Jeff Denham is a Republican who has also served two terms in […]

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