IPCPR Legislative | Alerts



The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) is pleased to announce that Daniel Trope will join the staff of IPCPR as Director, Federal Government Affairs effective December 12, 2016. Also, joining the IPCPR team is Christine Morgan, Associate Member & Operations Manager who started...

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18 Nov IPCPR Government Affairs Quarterly Report

For several years, your representatives at the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) worked diligently to prevent regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Despite our best efforts, FDA’s “Deeming Rule” regulating cigars and other tobacco products took effect on August 8,...

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16 Nov Summary of State Election Results

Click here to view a partisan splits and election results by state. Below is an overview of state election results: Twelve states held elections this year to choose governors. Seven races were for open seats. North Carolina’s gubernatorial race is still undecided. Assuming Attorney General Roy Cooper wins, Republicans will...

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11 Nov Election Results and FDA Regulations

As the dust continues to settle after this week’s historic election, we wanted to provide you with an early update on what it means for the premium cigar industry’s efforts both from a legislative and regulatory perspective. Congress Many of our champions faced tough re-elections and in...

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