CRA Updates

Celebrating Baseball’s Timeless Bond with Cigars

By Cody Carden / April 4, 2024

Baseball and cigars have woven a unique tapestry in American culture, symbolizing not only a bond of tradition and camaraderie but also celebrated collective memory and individual leisure. With the…

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The Impact of a New Trump Administration’s Policy on Agencies

By News / March 27, 2024

By Mike Copperman President Biden and former President Donald Trump have secured the necessary number of delegates to clinch their party’s presidential nomination, paving the way for the inevitable rematch…

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The Looming Shadow: Generational Smoking Bans and the Premium Cigar Industry

By News / March 14, 2024

By Mike Copperman The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts’ decision to uphold the town of Brookline’s decision to implement a generational smoking ban, prohibiting the sale of tobacco to anyone…

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Canada’s Controversial Move: Individual Cigarette Warning Labels Spark Debate in Tobacco Control

By Cody Carden / March 7, 2024

Since 2001, Canada has taken an aggressive stance regarding tobacco control measures. Once again, it has set new standards with the introduction of individual cigarette warning messages to discourage smoking,…

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Celebrating Women’s Integral Role in the Premium Cigar Industry

By Cody Carden / March 7, 2024

In an industry often associated with tradition and masculinity, the pivotal role of women in the premium cigar world is increasingly gaining recognition. From the rolling factories of Latin America…

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FDA’s Nicotine Regulation Efforts

By News / March 7, 2024

By: Mike Copperman, Executive Director of Cigar Rights of America The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) recently issued a quarterly update on its activities,…

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Michigan Tobacco Tax Cap Approved by Governor

By Harrison Clark / November 5, 2021

Michigan: A major victory took place yesterday morning just before 10 am in the Great Lake state when governor Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bill 4485, which preserves Michigan’s 50-cent state…

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