Cigar News

Impact of Missing Science on FDA-CTP Decisions

By Cody Carden / November 28, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (FDA-CTP) was founded in 2009 in order to regulate the manufacturing, distribution and marketing of tobacco products as designated by…

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Tory MPs could rebel on Rishi Sunak’s smoking ban — unless cigars are exempt

By Cody Carden / November 21, 2023

United Kingdom: Rishi Sunak plans to phase it out by raising the legal age to buy tobacco by one year every year from 2027. It means anyone born after January 1, 2009 —…

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CRA Meets with FDA Ombudsmen

By Cody Carden / November 16, 2023

Washington, DC – Yesterday, representatives from Cigar Rights of America (CRA) had a meeting with the Office of the Ombudsman at the Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) and the Ombudsman…

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City Approves Ban on Cigarettes and Vaping in Public Parks

By Harrison Clark / November 14, 2023

Florida: Winter Park became one of 25 Florida cities to ban smoking and vaping in public parks, beaches and leisure areas. But not all forms of smoking are prohibited.

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2023 Big Las Vegas Seminars: La Flor Dominicana—Father And Sons

By Cody Carden / November 10, 2023

New York: It was the middle of the afternoon, and most guests were already onto their second or even third cigar, when senior contributing editor Gordon Mott asked Litto Gomez of…

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2023 Big Smoke Las Vegas Seminars: The Three Faces Of Connecticut

By Cody Carden / November 10, 2023

New York: Many of us know Connecticut by its nickname the Nutmeg State, even while nutmeg trees have never been grown there. But the Big Smoke seminar The Three Faces…

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Entire Raiders locker room smokes cigars following solid win over the Giants in the first match since Josh McDaniels’ firing

By Harrison Clark / November 7, 2023

Nevada: Entire Raiders locker room smokes cigars following solid win over the Giants in the first match since Josh McDaniels’ firing

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CDC Survey Shows Underage Smoking Rates at Historic Lows

By Cody Carden / November 7, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC (November 6, 2023) – The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released the results of its annual survey on youth tobacco use, which found that underage use is falling to…

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Chris Webber recalls Michael Jordan “sitting on a Ferrari, smoking a cigar” before the game: “Hey Webb, who’s checking me?”

By Cody Carden / November 2, 2023

Michael Jordan said he smoked his first cigar after winning his first NBA championship in 1991. Years later, smoking became his ritual for every home game. So, before Game 2…

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By Harrison Clark / November 1, 2023

Foundation Cigar Company has begun shipping its most anticipated release, The Tabernacle Knight Commander, 6 x 3/4 x 52 Perfecto with a Connecticut Broadleaf Wrapper. Crafted with unparalleled expertise and…

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