IPCPR Legislative | Alerts


12 May FDA on Predicate Products

We have received a number of questions on how to determine what constitutes a predicate product. Many inquiries from manufacturers have also been received requesting copies of the IPCPR Almanac from 2006 & 2007, which will be made available upon request. FDA states, “an applicant may use...

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11 May IPCPR Launches FDA Toolbox

Today the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association launched the FDA Toolbox on our newly designed Legislative Center. The FDA Toolbox serves as a resource to help you better understand, comply with, and combat the new FDA regulations whether you are a retailer, manufacturer, or consumer of premium tobacco...

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06 May Initial Review of FDA Rule

Your representatives at the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) are working diligently to evaluate the impact of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) rule, released yesterday, deeming additional tobacco products subject to its authority under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control...

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20 Apr Michigan: Tax Cap Extension Signed into Law

Today Senate Bill 476 was signed into law by Governor Rick Synder. Sponsored by Senator Wayne Schmidt, this measure extends the expiration date of the $.50 tax cap on cigars to October 31, 2021. Thank you to all IPCPR members who contacted the legislature regarding...

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