Archive for the Legislation Category


IPCPR 2015 Recap: Padron

I am not sure that the Padron booth has changed in the 5 years I have been attending IPCPR, and to be honest, I can understand why…. Outside of the yearly release in the Family Reserve line, Padron is not a company known for new cigars. That is why the soon to be released Padron […]

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Keep the FDA Away From Your Humidor

The FDA’s 75 Day Comment Period and You.

As many of you know, on April 24, 2014 the FDA released a 241 page document outlining how the FDA plans on regulating tobacco products including cigars. After the document’s release, the FDA’s 75 day comment period began in which the department is seeking specific input on several of the proposed options as well as […]

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Emerson's Cigars

H.R. 792: Protecting Your Right To Enjoy Cigars

Regulations are nothing new to the cigar aficionado. Whether it’s smoking bans or higher taxes, smokers have accepted these regulations and dealt with them in stride. While the regulations to date could be considered reasonable, there is a looming battle that would radically change the way connoisseurs enjoy premium cigars. On June 22, 2009, President […]

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