IPCPR Legislative | Alerts


11 Aug Information on FDA Oversight of Cigar Imports

On August 8, 2016, FDA’s deeming regulations went into effect, extending FDA’s authority over tobacco products to cover cigars, e-cigarettes, and all other tobacco products.  Although additional requirements relating to cigar manufacture, packaging, labeling, and promotion will be implemented in the future, one of the...

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15 Jul IPCPR, CAA & CRA File Lawsuit Against FDA

Three major cigar and tobacco industry associations file suit against FDA's deeming rule CAA, IPCPR, & CRA ask District Court of Washington D.C. for declaratory injunction  For Immediate Release: July 15, 2016 WASHINGTON D.C. - The three major cigar and tobacco industry associations filed suit Thursday against the United States...

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14 Jul Pennsylvania: Cigar Industry Wins Major Victory

Yesterday the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a tax and revenue package to fund its 2016-2017 budget. The package was subsequently approved by Governor Tom Wolf. The budget includes tax increases on the following tobacco products: $1 tax on cigarettes $1 tax on little cigars $.55 cent per ounce...

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