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FDA Changes Product Application Submission Date To 8/8/21

The FDA issued a press release that announced comprehensive regulatory plan to shift trajectory of tobacco-related disease, death and to pursue lowering nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels and create more predictability in tobacco regulation. The agency plans to issue this guidance describing a new enforcement policy shortly. Under expected revised timelines, applications for newly-regulated combustible products, such as cigars, pipe tobacco and hookah tobacco, would be submitted by Aug. 8, 2021, and applications for […]

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Is President Elect Trump Good For Cigars – A David Garofalo Editorial

Is President Trump Going to be good for Cigar Smokers…. it looks that way! The Trump Administration Transition would be calling for a “temporary moratorium on all new regulations.” Stay tuned for possible good news. Here are just some of the reasons it looks that way… see if you agree. Vice President-Elect Mike Pence is a past co-sponsor of the Premium Cigar Exemption legislation, when he served in the U.S. House of Representatives. Georgia Congressman […]

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FDA Deeming Regulations Now In Hands Of OMB *Updated*

This morning sources to The Cigar Authority informed us that the White House Office of Management and Budget has received a copy of the final FDA Deeming Regulations. The document which was rumored to be in their hands for more than a week has been officially acknowledged. While the information contained within the document has not yet been made public as changes could be made by the OMB, The Cigar Authority will work to bring […]

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